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Music Curriculum Map

Curriculum Map 2016/17 - Music

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

1

Who Do We Think We Are?

Take One Year

Let’s Go On An Adventure

Mother Nature

Lets Go To The Zoo

Everybody's Building

World music

 

Vivaldi: The 4 Seasons

Hot and cold sounds

Holst

The Planet Suite

Conventional and non-conventional sound sources.

Saint-saens

Carnival of the Animals

Everybody's Buillding song

2

Huff and Puff

Dolphins, Dinosaurs, and Dragons

Heating Up and Cooling Down!

Elegant Elizabethans

Into the Forest

Move It

Instrument: Recorder

Notes B and A

Pitched and Unpitched

Instrument: Recorder

Notes G and C4

Sound and silence organisation.

World music: Reggae

Instrument: Recorder

Notes E and D

Tempo definitions.

Instrument: Recorder and other instruments together.

Orff orchestra.

Dynamics

Form and shape

Instrument: Recorder and other instruments together. 

Orff orchestra.

Sound organisation: Layers of sounds.

3

Going Underground

Opposites Attract

Indus Investigators

South of the Border

World music: Stone age music.

Create and play influenced stone age tunes.

Tempo: Accelerando and ritardando

Recorder: Notes C3 and F.

Music genres: Blues

Organized sounds: quavers.

 

Sound density

Human and physical geography: South America

Contrasting locality: Scotland and South America

 

4

It’s All Greek To Me

Light it Up!

Habitats

Water All Around Us

What Did The Romans Do?

Speak Up!

World music: Greek music

Importance of Greek music in today's music.

Harmony: two and more simultaneous different notes

Time signature: binary

 

World music: Roman music

Sound waves and frequencies: What they are and how sond works.

Pitch: Note intervals

5

Kings and Kells

Changes

Out of this World

Keep Calm and Carry On

Crash, Bang, Wallop!

The Beautiful East

World music: celtic music

Celtic traditional instruments.

Play traditional Celtic tunes in band or orchestra.

Music genres: pop

The influence of pop music in the last decades.

Instruments around the world

Time signature: Ternary

World music: Carribean sounds - Salsa.

Interpret Salsa tunes. 

Music and dance.

Imitation and canon.

6

Viking Invasion

And There Was Light!

Let's Go Round Again

Bright Sparks

Let Me Entertain You

Fur, Feathers, and Fins

World music: Scandinavian / viking music

Music genre: Impressionist music. 

Pizzicato

Dotted and asymmetric rhythms

What electricity brought to music?

Before and after the electricity

Music genre: Rock and roll.

History and evolution. Influence for generations.

Modern and digital music.

Sounds created and modified electronically.