Year 6 Music

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

New Repertoire  
2

New Repertoire

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

 
3

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Identify Melodic Contour

 
4

Melodic Contour and action improvisation

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Xylophone practice

 
5

Melodic Contour – identifying new intervals

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Xylophone practice

 
6

Melodic Contour – identifying new intervals

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Xylophone practice

 
7

Melodic contour – hand sign for the solfa “Ti”

Pentatonic sight singing

Xylophone practice

 
8

Melodic contour – name for the solfa “Ti”

Pentatonic sight singing

Performance task: sing and play a known song on xylophone 50%
9

Melodic Contour – intervals

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Pentatonic sight singing

 
10

Melodic Contour – intervals

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Pentatonic sight singing

 

Term 2

1

Melodic Contour – intervals

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Pentatonic sight singing

 
2

Notating solfa under stick notation – using new melodic element “Ti”

Pentatonic sight singing

 
3

Notating solfa on the staff – using new melodic element “Ti”

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Pentatonic sight singing

 
4

Notating solfa under stick notation – using new melodic element “Ti”

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Pentatonic sight singing

 
5

Notating solfa on the staff – using new melodic element “Ti”

Solfa Skills – aural identification

Pentatonic sight singing

Melodic identification 25%

– Full diatonic scale

6

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

Pentatonic sight singing

Sight singing 25%

Pentatonic scale

7

Melodic Skills – Melodic dictation (using melodic element “Ti”)

Rhythm sight reading – compound time

Rhythmic skills – Tapping the beat in compound time

 
8

Melodic Skills – Melodic dictation (using melodic element “Ti”)

Rhythm sight reading – compound time

Rhythmic skills – Tapping the rhythm in compound time

 
9

Ti – play on xylophone

Rhythm sight reading – compound time

Rhythmic skills – Identifying components in a new rhythm (ta-ti)

 
10

Ti – Play on xylophone

Rhythm sight reading – compound time

Rhythmic skills – Identifying components in a new rhythm (ta-ti)

 

Term 3

1

Rhythm sight reading – compound time

Rhythmic skills – Identifying components in a new rhythm (ta-ti)

Diatonic scale – solfa and numbers

 
2

Rhythm Skills – name and symbol for “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale practice – solfa and numbers

 
3

Rhythm Skills – Writing practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale – writing – transfer stick notation to staff notation

 
4

Rhythm Skills – Reading practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale – solfa and numbers

 
5

Rhythm Skills – Writing practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale – solfa and numbers

 
6

Rhythm Skills – Reading practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale – building triads on top of the scale

 
7

Rhythm Skills – Writing practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale– singing – build triads on top of the scale

Rhythmic composition task (compound time) 25%
8

Rhythm Skills – Reading practice for new rhythm “Ta-ti”

Diatonic scale – building triads on top of the scale degrees 1,4,5,6.

Sight reading task (compound time) 25%
9

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

Conducting in Compound Time

Diatonic scale practice –Identifying Major and minor triads on the scale degrees 1,4,5,6.

 

Term 4

1

Diatonic scale – singing – build triads on top of the scale degrees 1,4,5,6.  
2

Harmony Skills – Writing triads from stick notation to staff notation

Class song practice

Solfa Skills – Aural Identification

Rhythm reading

 
3

Harmony Skills – Ukulele chords

Class song practice

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

 
4

Harmony Skills– Ukulele chords

Class song practice

Rhythm improv

 
5

Harmony Skills– Ukulele Chords

Class song practice

Rhythm improv

 
6

Harmony Skills– Ukulele Chords

Class song performance

Performance task 50%

– Participation in class ensemble performance

7

Harmony Skills– Ukulele Chords

Rhythm improv

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

 
8

Harmony Skills – Ukulele Chords

Rhythm improvisation

Solfa Skills – Improvisation

 

This document is subject to revision.

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