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All the learning in this unit is focused around one song: Blackbird by The Beatles - a song about civil rights.

Firstly, the children will listen and appraise the song Blackbird and other songs by The Beatles:

● Blackbird by The Beatles

● Yellow Submarine by The Beatles

● Hey Jude by The Beatles

● Can’t Buy Me Love by The Beatles

● Yesterday by The Beatles

● Let It Be by The Beatles


They will then take part in musical activities - learn and/or build on your knowledge and understanding about the interrelated dimensions of music through:

a. Warm-up Games (including vocal warm-ups)

b. Flexible Games (optional extension work)

c. Learn to Sing the Song

d. Play Instruments with the Song

e. Improvise with the Song

f. Compose with the Song


Finally, the children will perform the song - perform and share your learning as you progress through the Unit of Work.