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Year 6 Term 4 You've Got A Friend

All the learning in this unit is focused around one song: You’ve Got a Friend - a song about friendship by Carole King.


1. Listen and appraise the song You’ve Got A Friend and other songs by Carole King:

● You’ve Got a Friend by Carole King

● The Loco-Motion sung by Little Eva, written by Carole King

● One Fine Day sung by The Chiffons, written by Carole King

● Up on the Roof sung by The Drifters, written by Carole King

● Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow by Carole King

● (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman by Carole King


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

f. Compose with the song


3. Perform the song - perform and share your learning