BAMFORD PRIMARY SCHOOL
ICT – Manipulating Sound Unit 3B
SHORT / MEDIUM TERM PLANNING SHEET
TEACHER: LH, AP,MK
CLASS:6, 7, 8
What knowledge, skills and
understanding will the children learn
during the lesson?)
ACTIVITIES & DIFFERENTIATION
(WHAT WILL THE CHILDREN DO?)
PUPILS WHO HAVE
Manipuling Sound Unit 3B
Lesson 1 0f 5
that ICT can be
used to select and
To know how to
use a simple
to record sounds
INTRODUCTION AND MAIN ACTIVITY
Find out how many children already play instruments and which ones they play.
Explain to them that in this unit they will be exploring different musical ideas by using ICT and other methods.
Briefly introduce them to the musical
software Music Box 2 and explain that they will be using this software, to compos e , collect and com municate their musical ideas.
Open daydrea m music program, select Timbre and go through the poster clicking on the first section and playing the instruments shown to identify Timbre.
Show the children the ‘Musical Cards’. Explain that these cards show the pictures of various instruments whose sounds are repres e nted on an electronic
keyboard. Play the sound on Music box or keyboard and see if chn can identify them. Encourag e them to listen carefully to the quality of sounds (timbre) and
describe them using a musical and expres sive vocabulary.
Go back to the daydream Music and select chart Tempo, ask chn what they think Tempo means and then go
through the chart selecting each different speed to show chn and give the correct name for each speed.
Show the chn Music Box 2> sound box. Click on each picture so chn can hear the sounds, click on the piano
picture at the bottom and go up, ask what is happening to the sound? Establish the sound is going higher.
Show the tempo section and how you can set that at different speed.
Demonstrate what chn are to do. Click on the red circle which means record, the tempo will begin at the set speed
(this cannot be changed until recording stopped) Explain the red circle means record, click on some random
pictures, then press red square (stop)
Then click on the green arrow to play back what has just been recorded.
Chn are to try and make a simple tune, they are to choos e five notes, e.g. piano, piano, volin, duck, recorder. Chn can change tempo or have it high or low
Ask a few chn to play their recorded tune, explaining what notes they chose and what they did to improve their tune.