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Musical Contexts Primary/KS2 Music Units

The Musical Contexts Primary/KS2 Music Units are packed full of exciting and engaging cross-curricular topic-themed music-making activities for the Primary Music Classroom - ideal for specialist or non-specialist Music Teachers. 

Each 'fully-resourced' unit comes with resources, tasks and activities to supplement:

  • Playing: Singing and Performing

  • Creating: Composing and Improvising

  • Critical Engagement: Listening and Appraising

These include: Teacher Schemes of Work and Lesson Plans, Worksheets, DOITNOW and Pit Stop Reviews, Songs, Scores and all supporting Media Files.​

Further information and samples from each of the Musical Contexts Primary/KS2 Music Units can be seen by hovering over the unit images below.

Each unit is available to download via a 'one click download' to 'full site subscribers' from the download links below and each unit will download as a complete .zip file.

Water
Sci/Geog/Nature

Water Music

Exploring Melodic Shape and Dynamics through music inspired by Water, The Water Cycle, Rivers and Seas.

Distant Rainstorm
Sci/Geog/Nature

Weather & Seasons

Exploring Weather Sounds, Textures and Harmony, Baroque Music and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Storm Music.

Fish flock
Sci/Geog/Nature

Animal Crackers

Exploring Birdsong, Descriptive Programme Music, a musical Aquarium, Peter and the Wolf and The Carnival of the Animals.

Primary Music Water Music

Water Music

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with primary topics of Rivers, Seas and The Water Cycle.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with Birds, Sea life, Zoos and Animal Habitats 

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music Weather & Seasons

Weather and Seasons

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with the Weather, Storms and The Four Seasons. 

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

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History

Ancient Egypt

Exploring Dynamics, Triple Time, Texture Pyramids and The Harmonic Minor Scale through a range of Egyptian-inspired music-making activities.

History

Ancient Greece

Exploring Triple Time, The Pentatonic Scale, Greek Gods Leitmotifs, Greek Plate Notation and 'The Myth of Perseus and Medusa' to music.

History

The Victorians

Exploring Melodic Shape and Pitch in Victorian Street Cries, Victorian Musical Inventions and Gadgets, Victorian Music Hall and The French Can-Can Polka.

Primary Music Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with The Egyptians through a range of Egyptian-inspired starting points and stimuli.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

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Ancient Greece

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with The Greeks,

The Gods and Greek Myths through a

range of Greek-inspired starting points and stimuli.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music Victorians

The Victorians

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with The Victorians.

Includes exploration of Victorian Musical Gadgets.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

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Science/Tech

Machine Music

Exploring Cyclic Musical  Patterns, Graphic Scores, Factory, Train and Video Game Sounds.

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History

Britain Since 1930

Exploring Songs and Music from WWII, Melodic Shape and Movement, The Chromatic Scale and Swing and Big Bands.

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History

The Tudors

Exploring Tudor Dance Music, Drones, Tudor Musical Instruments, Madrigals and a Tudor Banquet-Concert.

Primary Music Machine Music

Machine Music

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with Machines, Factories, Industry, Manufacturing, Travel and Transport and Video Games.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music Britain Since 1930

Britain Since 1930

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with the 1930's and 1940's, Music and War and World War II.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music The Tudors

The Tudors

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with The Tudors including songs, dancing and a "Class Tudor Banquet Concert".

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Planet and Moon
Science/Tech

Journey into Space

Exploring Descriptive Programme Music, Holst's "The Planets", Musical Planet Soundscapes and a class 'Journey into Space'.

Primary Music Journey Into Space

Journey Into Space

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with The Planets, The Solar System and Space Exploration.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'. 

Primary Music Water Music Scheme of Work

Water Music

Full Teacher Scheme of Work and Lesson Plans

Excellent cross-curricular links with primary topics of Rivers, Seas and The Water Cycle.

All Musical Contexts Primary Music units come 'fully-resourced'.