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  1. 1. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  2. 2. Lesson 1 equipment• Old Mac sheets 1 and 2• Pencils and rubbers• Xylophone• Class glocks
  3. 3. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales 1
  4. 4. LESSON 1LEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music
  5. 5. Instruments• Xylophone – Greek – wood sound• Glockenspiel – German – bells speaking
  6. 6. Old MacDonaldOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GAnd on that glock he had some notes, B B A A GWith a G G here and a G G thereHere a G, there a G, everywhere a G GOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GUse the glocks and join in with B B A A G
  7. 7. Pentatonic Scales• A SCALE in music is a set of notes that move up or down by step – like a ladder. The Latin word for ladder is “scala”• What do we think might be special about a PENTATONIC scale?• Can you think of anything else with the prefix pent- ?• A PENTagon has ……?????
  8. 8. Pentatonic Scales• Pentatonic scales have different 5 note names in them.• The Greek word “pent” means five• (Demonstrate on the piano)• In a song the notes can be used in any order
  9. 9. Old MacDonaldSing again and use your hand to show the PITCH of the notesOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GAnd on that glock he had some notes, B B A A GWith a G G here and a G G thereHere a G, there a G, everywhere a G GOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GUse the glocks and join in with B B A A G
  10. 10. Old MacDonald• We’re going to work out the notes of Old MacDonald on our glocks.• The first note is G. Is the next note higher, lower or the same?• What about the next note?• And then? Old MacDonald. Higher, lower or the same? •Link to Old Mac Pitch Puzzle
  11. 11. Old MacDonald• Now use your glock to work out the notes of the rest of the song• Look out for bits where the tune repeats.• Use the notes B A G E D• Practise playing the tune when you have finished
  12. 12. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• Identified a PENTATONIC scale in a song• Identified the notes
  13. 13. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  14. 14. Lesson 1a equipment• Old Mac sheets 1 and 2• Pencils and rubbers• Xylophone• Class glocks
  15. 15. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales 1a
  16. 16. LESSON 1aLEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music
  17. 17. Revise - Instruments• Xylophone• Greek• wood sound• Glockenspiel• German• bells speaking
  18. 18. Revise - Pentatonic Scales• What is a SCALE in music?• a set of notes that move up or down by step – like a ladder. The Latin word for ladder is “scala”• What is special about a PENTATONIC scale?
  19. 19. Old MacDonaldSing again and use your hand to show the PITCH of the notesOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GAnd on that glock he had some notes, B B A A GWith a G G here and a G G thereHere a G, there a G, everywhere a G GOld MacDonald had a glock, B B A A GUse the glocks and join in with B B A A G
  20. 20. Old MacDonald• We’re going to work out the notes of Old MacDonald on our glocks.• The first note is G. Is the next note higher, lower or the same?• What about the next note?• And then? Old MacDonald. Higher, lower or the same? •Link to Old Mac Pitch Puzzle
  21. 21. Old MacDonald• Now use your glock to work out the notes of the rest of the song• Look out for bits where the tune repeats.• Use the notes B A G E D• Practise playing the tune when you have finished• Those who finished it all correctly last week, now work out the tune using only the black notes (top row of glock)• If you finish that, work it out starting on A#
  22. 22. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• Identified a PENTATONIC scale in a song• Identified the notes
  23. 23. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  24. 24. Lesson 2 equipment• Glocks and xylophones• Own instruments• VIDEO CAMERA OR SOUND RECORDER
  25. 25. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales2 and 2a
  26. 26. LESSON 2 and 2aLEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn more about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music• To learn how to accompany pentatonic songs
  27. 27. RECAP• What did we learn last week about Pentatonic Scales? – Write on the sheet.
  28. 28. What you got?• Listen –• Listen again and join in… What you got, cooking in the pot? Is it sweet and sour or spicy and hot? Is it crunchy? Is it chewy? Is it runny? Is it gooey? Oh what? I can’t believe it! You’ve eaten the lot!
  29. 29. Good Singing• Sing again and concentrate on good CONSONANTS – especially “t” What you got, cooking in the pot? Is it sweet and sour or spicy and hot? Is it crunchy? Is it chewy? Is it runny? Is it gooey? Oh what? I can’t believe it! You’ve eaten the lot!
  30. 30. Thinking Voice• Only sing the words that end in “t”! What you got, cooking in the pot? Is it sweet and sour or spicy and hot ? Is it crunchy? Is it chewy? Is it runny? Is it gooey? Oh what? I can’t believe it! You’ve eaten the lot! Very tricky!
  31. 31. Pentatonic Scale• This song uses a pentatonic scale –CDE GA• We’re going to accompany the song using notes from the C pentatonic scale
  32. 32. Pentatonic Scale• Play a steady beat on E• Now we’ll add a DRONE on G and C – For Bb instruments – A and D – For Eb instruments – E and A
  33. 33. Pentatonic Scale• Pentatonic songs can be accompanied by any of the five notes of the scale• Make repeating patterns using the notes of the scale – CDE GA – For Bb instruments – D E F# A B – For Eb instruments – A B C# E F#• The name for a repeating pattern is OSTINATO
  34. 34. Pentatonic Scale• We’ll perform in groups using repeating notes, drones and ostinatos – and RECORD our work.
  35. 35. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• Sung and accompanied a PENTATONIC song• Used a DRONE and an OSTINATO
  36. 36. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  37. 37. Lesson 3 equipment• “What you got” appraisal sheets• Recordings from last session• Glock or xylo
  38. 38. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales 3
  39. 39. LESSON 3LEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn more about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music• To “appraise” our own and others’ performances• To learn how to make simple tunes from a pentatonic scale
  40. 40. RECAP• What did we learn last week and before about Pentatonic Scales?• How did we accompany “What you got?” last week?• We used a sustained notes called a…. D_ _ _ _• DRONE• We had a repeating pattern called an…. O _ _ _ _ _ _ _• OSTINATO
  41. 41. Listen and appraise• We’re going to listen to our performances of “What you got?”• We are going to “appraise” them – which means comment on what went well and what could be better.• link to worksheet
  42. 42. Which notes are these?• Listen to these 4 notes –• (AAAE)• Do they all stay the same? Show me with your hands?• Now try these –• (GAGA) (AAAA) (BAGG) (GGED)• Sing Start, Same, Up, Down
  43. 43. Which notes are these?• Which notes are these?• ? ? ? ?• Which notes are these?• Can you tell me what they are?• Look at next slide and decide which notes I’m playing…..
  44. 44. W XY Z
  45. 45. Which notes are these?• We know the notes…….• ? ? ? ?• We know the notes…….• We can tell you what they are• Look at the next slide and sing or play the notes.
  46. 46. W XY Z
  47. 47. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• learned more about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music• “appraised” our own and others’ performances• learned how to make simple tunes from a pentatonic scale
  48. 48. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  49. 49. Lesson 4 equipment• Glocks• Tambourines• SOUND OR VIDEO RECORDER
  50. 50. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales 4
  51. 51. LESSON 4LEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn more about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music• To learn more about how to make simple tunes from a pentatonic scale• To learn about how pentatonic songs fit together• To create different TEXTURES using the pentatonic scale• To perform together using a steady beat
  52. 52. RECAP• What have we learned about Pentatonic Scales?• Last week we sang “Which notes are these?”• (Sing and revise if appropriate)• Now listen to this – and this -• We’ll take it in turns to make up patterns – – What pattern’s this? X 2 – We’ll do it too….. X 2
  53. 53. What pattern’s this?• Listen to this –• We can use any of the notes of this pentatonic scale CDE GA• We’ll do it too…….. Can you work out the patterns?
  54. 54. Double Pentatonic• It’s a special feature of Pentatonic songs that all the notes sound well together.• We can put two pentatonic songs together to make a more interesting piece.
  55. 55. Double PentatonicOld MacDonald had a What you got, cooking in glock, BBAAG the pot?And on that glock he had some notes, BBAAG Is it sweet and sour or spicy and hot?With a GG here and a GG there Is it crunchy? Is it chewy?Here a G, there a G, Is it runny? Is it gooey? everywhere a GGOld MacDonald had a Oh what? I can’t believe it! glock, BBAAG You’ve eaten the lot!
  56. 56. Double Pentatonic• Now we’ll use some patterns to accompany the songs.• What is the name of a repeating pattern?• O_______• OSTINATO
  57. 57. Double Pentatonic 4 groups – 2 to singGlocks - C G C GCook-ing in the pot
  58. 58. Double Pentatonic• We’ll record our performance and listen to it.• What worked well?• What could we have improved?• Did everyone keep in time?
  59. 59. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• learned more about PENTATONIC SCALES and how they are used in music• learned more about how to make simple tunes from a pentatonic scale• learned about how pentatonic songs fit together• created different TEXTURES using the pentatonic scale• performed together using a steady beat• “appraised” our own and others’ performances
  60. 60. Year 3 and 4MUSIC year B Autumn Term QCA unit 12Dragon Scales
  61. 61. Lesson 5 equipment
  62. 62. Year 3 and 4 MUSICDragon Scales 5
  63. 63. RECAP• We have been learning about pentatonic scales• Pentatonic scales are used in the music of lost of different countries and cultures• When we played the GAMELAN last year we used pentatonic scales• We also used OSTINATO patterns
  64. 64. LESSON 5LEARNING INTENTIONS• To learn about DRAGONS in different cultures• To create some text about dragons that we can use for a class song• To start to create some music about Dragons
  65. 65. Dragons• What do you know about dragons?• The dragon is the most used and most ancient symbol in the far east (use map)• In China the dragon is the supreme spiritual power – it represents fertility, wisdom and strength• Every year there are parades to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the dragon is there to drive away evil spirits• In the west dragons are very different – they are often a symbol of threat or destruction – we have the story of St George killing the dragon, and lots of other stories where dragons are bad
  66. 66. Dragons• Watch this clip…watch what the dragon is doing.
  67. 67. Dragons• What was the dragon doing?• How did he move?• Think of words to describe the dragon…..
  68. 68. Chinese Dragon Song• Now we need to make some phrases about the dragon…. we need 8 lines to make a song.12345678
  69. 69. Chinese Dragon Song• Listen –• Reaches high – G A C’• Swoops low – C’ A G• Gold, red, shimmer, shimmer, shimmer E G AGAGAG• Notice how the tunes match the words – reaches high goes up, swoops low goes down• 1 2 3 4 5 | 1 2 3 4 5 clap, click, click, click, click | clap, click, click, click, click
  70. 70. Chinese Dragon Song• Next we’re going to make our own pentatonic ostinato for each of our phrases we made up. 8 GROUPS of 4 or 312345678PENTATONIC SCALE - CDE GA
  71. 71. Chinese Dragon Song• We’ll share our OSTINATI12345678PENTATONIC SCALE - CDE GA
  72. 72. Learning OutcomesToday we have….• learned about DRAGONS in different cultures• created some text about dragons that we can use for a class song• started to create some music about Dragons

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