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Year 3 Term 3 Three Little Birds

All the learning in this unit is focused around one song: Three Little Birds - a reggae song.


1. Listen and appraise the song Three Little Birds and other songs:

● Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

● Jamming by Bob Marley

● Small People by Ziggy Marley

● 54 - 46 Was My Number by Toots and The Maytals

● Ram Goat Liver by Pluto Shervington

● Our Day Will Come by Amy Winehouse


2. 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 (and optional extension activities)

f. Compose with the song


3. Perform the song - perform and share