Abbey Hill Technology College Lesson Plan: Week 9 Module: The Beatles Music W/B: 20.3.06 Class: 6VL Support: Gemma, Annie, Mike Resources: Interactive whiteboard, sheet music, glockenspiels, Learning Objectives: -To understand the lives of The Beatles after they split. -To perform songs. -To read basic sheet music. -To understand the term ‘ostinato’. Introduction: -Explain that today we are going to talk about what happened to The Beatles after they spilt up in 1969. Ask the pupils if they know anything about the bands’ lives after the split and talk about all of the paths they followed. -Focus on Paul McCartney and his career after The Beatles. Display the website www.rupertandthefrogsong.co.uk on the interactive whiteboard. Explain the history behind the song and the film, look at images from the film and then listen to the song ‘We all stand together’ and watch the video clip. Main Activity: -Explain to the class that I would like them to learn to play ‘We all stand together’. -Explain to LA that I would like them to play the ostinato to the song (explaining the phrase and giving examples of this). Give the pupils the sheet music for the ostinato and glockenspiels with only the relevant notes on. -Explain to the MA that I would like them to read the sheet music to the verse of the song and to play it on the glockenspiel. Plenary: -Ask the pupils to take it in turns to play the tune on their glockenspiel. SNA role: -Encourage all pupils to participate in the lesson. Support all of the pupils in reading the sheet music and practicing the song.