Year 7 Music

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Contemporary Music history: Introduction

Elements of music

Rhythm and melody basics

2

Music history: 50s Rock

Rhythm and melody basics

Rhythm – crotchets and quavers

3

Music history: Beatlemania

Rhythm and melody basics

Melody – Do Re Mi

4

Music history: 60s pop rock

Rhythm and melody basics

Rhythm – Rests and Duple Metre

5

Rhythm and melody basics

Melody – So

Rhythm – Quadruple metre

Timeline assignment 25%
6

Music History: revision

Rhythm and melody skills

Treble Clef

7

Music History: Heavy rock

Rhythm and melody skills

Treble Clef

8

Music History: Folk Protest

Rhythm and melody skills

Rhythm – semiquavers

Melody- La

9

Music History: Soul

Rhythm and melody skills

Melody – high Do

Rhythm – Triple Metre

10

Revision Quiz

Rhythm and melody skills

Keyboard Skills

Music history quiz 25%

Term 2

1

Music History: revision

Rhythm and melody skills

2

Music history: Disco

Rhythm and melody skills

3

Music history: Progressive rock

Rhythm and melody skills

Rhythm – Minim

Melody – Low La and So

4

Music history: punk rock

Rhythm and melody skills

Rhythm – quavers in compound time

5

Rhythm: Compound time

Melody: extended pentatonic scale

Assessment: Melodic dictation 25%
6

Music History: 80s New Wave

Rhythm and melody skills

Assessment: Rhythmic Dictation 25%
7

Music History: Rap and Hip hop

Rhythm and melody skills

Melody – Fa

Rhythm – Compound time rhythms

8

Rhythm: Compound time

Melody: Diatonic scale

Rhythm and melody skills

Melody – Ti

9 Music History: Revision
10

Rhythm: Compound time

Melody: Diatonic scale

This document is subject to revision.

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