All children in Year 3 will learn to play the recorder.
Year 3 Autumn Term
Body and Tuned Percussion - Rainforest:
What is texture and what is structure?
How many layers of sound can you hear?
Can you play a sequence in the correct order & in time with your partner?
Can you compose rhythmic music for the layers of the rainforest?
What is a melody?
Can you compose simple melody loops to depict the layers of the rainforest?
How can we create a piece of music from four separate layers?
What can you use to improve your composition?
Can you describe the music using musical terms?
What is a pentatonic scale and in what type of music might you hear it?
Can you play a pentatonic melody?
Can you play with fluency, accuracy, control and expression?
Can you write a pentatonic melody using letter name notation?
Can you perform your composition with fluency, accuracy, control and expression?
Can you work and perform as a group using layered melodies?
What makes a good performance?
Year 3 Summer Term
What is ‘ragtime’?
What is the off beat and what is syncopation?
What is ‘Dixieland jazz’?
What is call and response?
What is Scat singing?
What is a jazz motif?
Can you write your own Jazz motif using a swing rhythm?
What is swung rhythm?
What are the differences between the original tunes and the jazz versions?
Jazz musicians, including: Scott Joplin, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, The New Orleans Jazz Band