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Building Bricks - Cover and Homework Activities Pack


A selection of activities based on the Musical Contexts Building Bricks (Exploring the Elements of Music) unit which can be set as homework tasks or left for cover, especially  sui-table for non-specialist cover or supply teachers.  Includes key words word searches, designing an “Elements of Music” poster, an Elements Acrostic, suggesting how the Elements of Music could be used in a Haunted Castle storyboard and Graphic Scores comprehension.   Includes suggested answers.






My Top Ten Playlist

Pupils create their own “Top Ten Playlist” for Spotify or iTunes giving names/titles and artist/bands/composers/groups, together with a reason for their choice of songs or music for a variety of situations and stimuli with an extension task of designing a CD cover which could be used to this “compilation” album.

Planning your own

Music Festival

Pupils plan their own Music Festival considering a variety of requirements including location and venue, artists and bands, catering and security and design a “site plan” of their Festival.

Musical Spellings

Pupils will require a Dictionary or access to computers/internet to correct some commonly misspelled musical words, together with giving “musical” definitions.

George’s Bad Day

Pupils decipher the missing words in a story, using treble clef staff notation with an extension task of identifying and creating their own story using treble clef staff notation to replace some of the words. 

Contemporary Music-Making Internet Research

An internet research activity where pupils investigate the names of famous musical performers, groups and ensembles from a wide range of different musical styles within contemporary music-making. 




Music Puzzles Pack 1

The first in a series of “Music Puzzles”, this pack contains a word search relating to songs and singing, a musical instrument crossword/acrostic and a musical signs and symbols Sudoku (answers provided!)

Popular Music Quizzes Pack

A range of 12 ’internet research’ activities based on Popular Music including ’Singers and Backers’, ’First Lines from Popular Songs’, ’Boy Bands’, ’Rock and Pop Names’ and ’Novelty Records’ (answers provided).