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Exploring Harmony and Accompaniments
Folk Music Scheme of Work and Lesson Pathways
Includes Scheme of Work Overview, Learning Objectives & Lesson Pathways
Includes Scheme of Work Overview, Learning Objectives & Lesson Pathways
Includes Scheme of Work Overview, Learning Objectives & Lesson Pathways
Includes Scheme of Work Overview, Learning Objectives & Lesson Pathways
Folk Music DOITNOW Presentation
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Download the entire "Folk Music" unit as a .zip file bundle (555 MB)
Folk Music Knowledge Organiser
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Folk Music Plenary Review Activities
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Folk Music - Sea Shanty Case Study: "The Wellerman"
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Melody Lines (in Em) and different progressive Accompaniment Patterns, Counter Melody in 5ths and Creating and Arrangement
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Melody Lines (in Em) and different progressive Accompaniment Patterns, Counter Melody in 5ths and Creating and Arrangement
Folk Music - Folk Songs Lead Sheets
Score Analysis, Comparing Arrangements, Chords I, IV & V in F Major and creating an accompaniment.
Score Analysis, Comparing Arrangements, Chords I, IV & V in F Major and creating an accompaniment.
Early One Morning Audio 1
Early One Morning Audio 2
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Chords, Riffs, Chords and Counter Melodies
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Chords, Riffs, Chords and Counter Melodies
Drunken Sailor WWW/EBI Peer Assessment Presentation
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Chords, Piano Accompaniment, Chords I, I7, IV, V, V7 and Bass Line Parts
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Chords, Piano Accompaniment, Chords I, I7, IV, V, V7 and Bass Line Parts
Soldier Soldier WWW/EBI Peer Assessment Presentation
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Melody Line, Counter Melody and Harmony Part in the D Dorian Mode
Song Sheet, Lyrics, Melody Line, Counter Melody and Harmony Part in the D Dorian Mode
Scarborough Fair WWW/EBI Peer Assessment Presentation
Folk Music - General Resources
Listening Questions and Score Reading on Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind" (contains answers)
Listening Questions and Score Reading on Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind" (contains answers)
"Blowin' in the Wind" - Bob Dylan
Identifying Intervals (4ths/5ths) in "Apple Tree Wassail" by The Waterstones (contains answers)
Identifying Intervals (4ths/5ths) in "Apple Tree Wassail" by The Waterstones (contains answers)
"Apple Tree Wassail" - The Waterstones
Sorting Musical Features in 2 pieces of constrasting Folk/Folk Rock by The Corrs
Sorting Musical Features in 2 pieces of constrasting Folk/Folk Rock by The Corrs
"The Minstrel Boy" - The Corrs
"Toss the Feathers" - The Corrs
Listening Questions on Malcolm Arnold's arrangement of "Drunken Sailor" (contains answers)
Listening Questions on Malcolm Arnold's arrangement of "Drunken Sailor" (contains answers)
First Shanty from Three Shanties for Wind Quintet - Malcolm Arnold
Questions on Voices, Instruments, Accompaniment and Form and Structure in English, Irish and American Folk Songs
Questions on Voices, Instruments, Accompaniment and Form and Structure in World Folk Songs
3 x Extracts of World Folk Songs (English, Irish & American)
Questions on Voices, Instruments, Roles, Accompaniment and Chords in Folk Music
Questions on Voices, Instruments, Roles, Accompaniment and Chords in Folk Music
"Bogie's Bonny Belle" and "Rocky Road to Dublin"
Concept Map covering Personal, Physical, Technology and Musical Resources for consideration when creating a Musical Arrangement.
Concept Map covering Personal, Physical, Technology and Musical Resources when creating arrangement
 Folk Dance: Irish Jig and Reel Resources (taken from the Musical Contexts "Dance Music" Secondary/KS3 unit)
Irish Jig and Reel Study Guide A 5-page Study Guide introducing Irish Folk Dance (Jig and Reel), instruments of Irish Folk Music, Listening Questions and a GCSE-style Listening Question on Irish Jig and Reel.    Contains Teacher’s Notes and Answers.
Irish Jig and Reel Study Guide A 5-page Study Guide introducing Irish Folk Dance (Jig and Reel), instruments of Irish Folk Music, Listening Questions and a GCSE-style Listening Question on Irish Jig and Reel.    Contains Teacher’s Notes and Answers.
Irish Jig & Reel Video 1 - Jig and Reel Dances in Action
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 1 - Irish Folk Music Instruments
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 4 - Beat Grouping in Simple and Compound Times
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 2 - Listening to an Irish Jig and Reel
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 5 - Listening to Irish Jigs and Reels
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 3 - Simple and Compound Time in Suite No.2 (Holst)
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 6 - Listening Question on Irish Jigs and Reels Audio File
Irish Jig and Reel Audio 7 - Carraroe Jig (The Corrs)
Performing “Cooley’s Reel” Binary Form Irish Reel melody in 2/2 time with the option to create a (drone) accompaniment using the chords of E minor and D Major
Cooley's Reel Audio Example
Performing “Kesh Jig” Binary Form Irish Jig melody in 6/8 time with 1st and 2nd time bars in G Major. Pupils create Chords I, IV and V in G Major and create a suitable jig accompaniment.
Folk Music - 5 Minutes Reading Tasks and Cover and Homework Activities
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Folk Music - Forms Quizzes (available via the Shop & Add-On Extras page)
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Folk Music (Exploring Harmony and Accompaniments) unit is supported by 2 Forms Quizzes (in both MS-Forms and Google Forms format) available as part of the Secondary/KS3 Year 7 Units Quiz Bundle from the Musical Contexts Shop & Add-On Extras page.

The multiple choice quizzes are self-marking and worth 25 points each and cover Knowledge and Understanding (Part A) and have a Critical Engagement: Listening and Appraising section (Part B) with listening questions linked to YouTube videos.