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We improved our work by adding minums to our rhythmic patterns and listening to each other to make sure we stayed in time

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Appraising
Improve their own work
Listen out for particular things in music
Follow instructions about when to play or sing

Composing and performing our own rythmns using crotchet and quaver beats

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Composing
Repeat short rhythmic patterns
Use symbols to represent sounds
Make connections between notations and musical sounds
Performing
Clap short rhythmic patterns
Perform simple patterns keeping a steady pulse

Willow trees singing different parts in unison

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Appraising
Recognise repeated patterns
Follow instructions about when to play or sing
Improve their own work
Composing
Repeat patterns
Make different sounds with their voice

Billie and Lola singing enthusiastically

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Performing
Sing and follow the melody
Sing accurately at a given pitch
Perform with others

Performing in church

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Performing
Use instruments to perform
Join in with singing
Look at the audience when performing
Perform simple accompaniments keeping a steady pulse
Play simple patterns on an instrument

Can you work out whether we are clapping crotchet or quaver rhythms?

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Composing
Use symbols to represent sounds
Make connections between notations and musical sounds

Rhianna claps a rhythm

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Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along

Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 1
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 2
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 3
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 4
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 5
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 6
Willow Tree class perform at the Spring sing along 7

Performing

Use their voice to sing

Join in with singing

Use instruments to perform

Look at the audience when they perform

Sing and follow the melody

Sing accurately at a given pitch

Perform with others

Play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument

As part of book week WIllow Tree class created their own sound story

As part of book week WIllow Tree class created their own sound story 1

Remember to look at Etta and Danielis, our conductors so you know when to start and stop.

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Performing our sound story

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Composing
• Make different sounds with their voice
• Make a sequence of sounds
• Choose sounds which create an effect
Performing
• Perform with others

Eliza, India, Lydia, Joshua and Alex add a crotchet rest to their composition

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Danielis, Tyler, Tyler and Daniel perform their composition

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Composing -
• Repeat (short rhythmic and melodic) patterns
• Make a sequence of sounds
• Show sounds by using pictures
• Tell the difference between long and short sounds
• Order sounds to create a beginning, middle and end
Performing -
• Perform with others
• Play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument
• Use symbols to represent sounds
• Make connections between notations and musical sounds

Willow Trees become composers using 'bug' and 'spider' , crotchet and quaver notations

Willow Trees become composers using 'bug' and 'spider' , crotchet and quaver notations 1
Willow Trees become composers using 'bug' and 'spider' , crotchet and quaver notations 2
Willow Trees become composers using 'bug' and 'spider' , crotchet and quaver notations 3
Willow Trees become composers using 'bug' and 'spider' , crotchet and quaver notations 4

Can you play our quiz and guess which rhythm Alex is clapping?

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Performing -
• Look at their audience when they are performing
• Clap short rhythmic patterns
Appraising -
• Recognise repeated patterns

Which one has Skye chosen?

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Creating musical accompaniment to the African story - 'Bring the rain to the Kapiti Plain'

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Performing -
• Use instruments to perform
• Look at their audience when they are performing
• Perform with others
• Play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument
Composing -
• Order sounds to create a beginning, middle and end
• Create music in response to different starting points
• Choose sounds which create an effect
Appraising -
• Choose sounds to represent different things

Percussion and vocal sounds to represent the eagle in the Kapiti Plain story

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Willows perform Boom Chikka Boom

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Appraising - Recognise repeated patterns, follow instructions about when to play or sing, Improve their own work
Composing - Make different sounds with instruments, repeat (rhythmic and melodic) patterns, make a sequence of sounds
Performing - Join in with singing, use instruments to perform, copy sounds, sing accurately at a given pitch, perform with others, perform simple patterns keeping a steady pulse

Lydias enthusiastic drumming!

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Performing - Playsimple rhythmic patterns on an instrument, perform with others

Mathew claps the rhythm to the melody

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Performing - Clap short rhythmic patterns, look at their audience when performing

Willows perform in a whispering style

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Performing - Join in with singing, make loud and quiet sounds
Composing - Choose sounds which create an effect

Willow trees learn about crotchet and quaver beats

Willow trees learn about crotchet and quaver beats 1
Composing - Make connections between notations and musical sounds

Charlie, Harris and Mckenzie's digital music composition

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Composing - Make a sequence of sounds, change the sound
Appraising - Tell the difference between a fast and slow tempo, identify two types of sound happening at the same time, improve their own work

Willow and Maisie create their own digital rhythms

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Willow Trees practice for their Christmas performance

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Creating our own firework music

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Appraising - Choose sounds to represent different things
Follow instructions when to play or sing
Improve their own work
Composing - Make different sounds with their voice / Change the sound
Make a sequence of sounds
Choose sounds which create an effect
Performing - Make loud and quiet sounds
Perform with others


Loud and quiet sounds

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Mathew, Willow, Riley and Mason

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The girls present their own compositions

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Performing - Use instruments to perform , Perform with others
Composing - Make a sequence of sounds,
Appraising - Follow instructions about when to play or sing
- Improve their own work
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