Cross-curricular Learning: Year 3 Writing, Poetry and Composing Musical Poems

In their English lessons, Year 3 students were learning to identify these elements of poetry: rhyme, similes, metaphors and onomatopoeia, and then write their own poems. In Music lessons, learning intentions for Year 3 students were to experiment with and create vocal sounds and vocal effects, then organise these vocal/sound effects for group performances. Students … Continue reading Cross-curricular Learning: Year 3 Writing, Poetry and Composing Musical Poems

Literacy In Music: Year 5/6 Raps

Year 5/6 Raps Integrating the two key Learning Areas of Music and English, students were engaged in learning experiences to express their creativity through composing raps. Students read and deconstructed the given example of a Rap with Lyrics – Hip Hop Hamburger Lyric sheet (from the Musical Futures resources), commenting on use of rhyme, form, … Continue reading Literacy In Music: Year 5/6 Raps

“Learning is fun!”: Year 5/6 Italian Restaurant Experience

Setting: Learning in Year 5/6 Italian lessons, Term 3: “The Italian Restaurant” The students worked in groups, researched how many dishes are served in a typical Italian meal, created names for their Italian restaurant, wrote menus and wrote invitations to the Principal, APRE, Librarian and their class teachers. Students presented their learning in their groups, … Continue reading “Learning is fun!”: Year 5/6 Italian Restaurant Experience