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Worksheets

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Listening task
11kb

An ideal introduction to writing a pop song.  Pupils listen to a song and circle the differences between verse and chorus.  Can be altered to be used with any song.


Composing your chorus
5kb

A very simple worksheet to help pupils compose their chorus working through tasks.


Composing your own song
39kb

A more complicated version of the above, with clear details of how to go about composing their song.


Adding a riff
11kb

Performance sheet of three pop riffs to help pupils compose their own.


Song grid
4kb

A grid for pupils to write their lyrics in, work out their rhythms and then add the notes.  Ideal for those who will have difficulty putting their ideas down on manuscript paper.


Adding cadences
96kb

A worksheet for more able pupils.  Discusses the different types of cadence that they might wish to use in their song.


Recording and Selling your songs
98kb

Ideal for a cover lesson, this worksheet looks into studios and the need for a good manager.
 

2000, L. Shannon, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk (maiden name)
2002, L. Field, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk
Any teacher or student of music may reproduce the scheme of work and worksheets in print, without electronic reformatting, provided that each resource copied has this copyright notice attached.  The material may not be placed on any other server.

Last updated 27 January 2002

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