Year 3 Music
Music lessons in year 3...
By the end of Year 3 will
Listen and Appraise: Appreciate and understand a variety of musical styles from different times and traditions.
They will continue to recognise the sound of musical instruments and basic features of key musical styles.
2. Musical Activities: Learn to sing and use their voices to create and compose music on their own and with others.
Have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument.
Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
3. Perform and share: Use their voices expressively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
Play tuned and un-tuned instruments musically.
Autumn 1 - Ballads
To sing a ballad and explain what it is.
To be able to perform a ballad with an understanding of style.
To understand that a ballad tells a story.
To be able to write lyrics for a ballad.
Autumn 2 - To take part in a group performance. Creating compositions (Mountains)
To tell a story from a piece of music through movement.
To create a soundscrape using percussion instruments.
To create a range of sounds to accompany a story.
To compose and perform a rhythm to accompany a story.
Spring 1 - To compose and notate a short melody to accompany a story. Developing singing technique
To sing in time with others.
To recognise simple rhythmic notation by ear and sight.
To use simple rhythmic notation to compose a Viking Battle song.
To perform music with confidence and discipline
Spring 2 - Pentatonic melodies
To learn about the music used to celebrate Chinese New Year.
To play a pentatonic melody.
To write and perform a pentatonic melody.
To perform a group composition.
To perform a piece of music as part of a group.
Summer 1 - Jazz
To sing and clap a syncopated rhythm for a ragtime style song.
To improvise a call and response.
To be able to scat sing using the call and response format.
To create a jazz motif.
Summer 2 - Traditional instruments and improvisation (India)
To explain an opinion of Indian music.
To be able to improvise using given notes.
To create a piece of music using a drone, rag and tal.
To perform a piece of music using musical notatio