To explore compound time

In this lesson, you will learn a song from Zimbabwe. Following that, you will move to the metre, using a hand clapping pattern, to the tunes of Alicia Keys and Queen. You will have the opportunity to explore rhythm notation and grouping in simple and compound time, and finally learn a song to help you remember the concept.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What item did you need to help you move to the metre?

1/5

Q2.What is metre?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of a bar line?

3/5

Q4.Which metres did we explore today?

4/5

Q5.In the challenge, what did we leave behind? (according to the rhyme!)

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What item did you need to help you move to the metre?

1/5

Q2.What is metre?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of a bar line?

3/5

Q4.Which metres did we explore today?

4/5

Q5.In the challenge, what did we leave behind? (according to the rhyme!)

5/5

Video

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Quiz:

To explore compound time

Helping to assess what you've learnt so far

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Where was Sorida from?

1/5

Q2.What does Sorida mean?

2/5

Q3.What is simple time?

3/5

Q4.What is compound time?

4/5

Q5.What was the title of our final song?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To explore compound time

Helping to assess what you've learnt so far

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Where was Sorida from?

1/5

Q2.What does Sorida mean?

2/5

Q3.What is simple time?

3/5

Q4.What is compound time?

4/5

Q5.What was the title of our final song?

5/5

Lesson summary: To explore compound time

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