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Use of iPads within the Music curriculum

                           

 Year 7                                                            

 Year 8

 Year 9

Unit 1

 

 

Use of iPad

Experimental Music

Composers Research Task (Safari App)

Listen to song tune chosen to play using Ipad via Upton Music Resource Ipad App Play graphic score via Upton Music Resource Ipad App

Filming of graphic score performances – “ before and after”

Class Assessment of each other’s work - Holding Ipads up with a level displayed, allowing teacher to choose students to justify their level. (Via Upton Music Resource site, PowerPoint with levels 3c up to 7c

Music in Advertising

Chords and Melody

Unit 2

 

 

Use of  iPad

Sound and Story

Key Words Research Task  (Safari App)

Listen to song tune chosen to play using Ipad via Upton Music Resource Ipad App – Danse Macabre

Play song melody from notation via Upton Music Resource Ipad App/other method

Class Assessment of each other’s work - Holding Ipads up with a level displayed, allowing teacher to choose students to justify their level. (Via Upton Music Resource site, PowerPoint with levels 3c up to 7c)

Nationalism and  Programme Music

Theme and Variations

Unit 3

 

 

Use of iPad

Melody, Pitch and Rhythm

Key Words Research Task (Safari App)

Create rhythm squares using Ipad via Upton Music Resource Ipad App

Class Assessment of each other’s work - Holding Ipads up with a level displayed, allowing teacher to choose students to justify their level. (Via Upton Music Resource site, PowerPoint with levels 3c up to 7c)

Structures and Forms

 

Rhythm, Bass and Background

Unit 4

 

 

Use of  iPad

 

Characters in Music

Sweeney Todd Research Task (Safari App)

Listen to song tune chosen to play using Ipad via Upton Music Resource Ipad App Play song melody from notation via Upton Music Resource Ipad App/other method

Class Assessment of each other’s work - Holding Ipads up with a level displayed, allowing teacher to choose students to justify their level. (Via Upton Music Resource site, PowerPoint with levels 3c up to 7c)

Dance music Around the World

Technology or Not

Unit 5

 

 

Use of iPad

Rhythm Around the World

Play rhythms in Group via the Ratatap Djembe App OR the Ratatap Timpani App Compose graphic rhythm using 'jot it down' drawing app Research a style of percussion from around the world to a set of chosen questions (Safari App)

Opera versus Musicals

19th + 20th Century music: Romeo + Juliet

Unit 6

TV Themes and Soundtracks

Play from notation scores via Upton Music Resource Ipad App

Keyword Research Task (Safari App)

Class Assessment of each others work - Holding Ipads up with a level displayed, allowing teacher to choose students to justify their level. (Via Upton Music Resource site, PowerPoint with levels 3c up to 7c)

Computer Generated Sound

History of Pop Music