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The Typewriter: Ideas for Aural Skills in the Classroom (Teaching Resources)

Added: 19 Oct 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Guide/notes / Worksheet / Activity

This document suggests creative classroom activities focused on the orchestral piece by Leroy Anderson. These include performing, listening and theory tasks, with thorough explanations by the author.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 1. Procedural Knowledge

Strand unit: 11. Illustrate Structure of a Piece of Music

Suggestions for use: All activities are laid out clearly, colourfully and logically. They include performance, syncopation wheels, call and response, a rondo listening map and dictation beats.

Key Skills:

  • Being Creative
  • Communicating
  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Working with Others
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

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