A Musical Journey - Key Stage 2

Introducing 'A Musical Adventure', a scheme of work designed for use with Key Stage 2 pupils. This 6 lesson structure explores music from different traditions and cultures, including Samba, Gamelan and Cuban Music. In conjunction with this, pupils will explore the interrelated dimensions of music through performance

Each lesson includes a Lesson Video which can be used to lead the lesson or used as a guide to adapt for your own delivery. In addition to this, there is Teacher Guide Video for each lesson, walking through key points of lesson objectives, assessment for learning and further learning. 

Included also are the necessary backing tracks for use and detailed written lesson plans for each lesson explaining in extra detail the constitution of every task. Within the lesson plan there are extra teacher notes that highlight areas for differentiation, cross-curricular skills and how to consolidate learning.  

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Scheme of Work Overview


Lesson 1
To explore texture through Samba


Lesson 2
To structure a Samba performance


Lesson 3
To explore rhythmic cycles inspired by Balinese Gamelan


Lesson 4
To explore improvisation using the Pelog scale


Lesson 5
To understand the importance of Clave rhythm


Lesson 6
To perform a Cuban inspired piece of music