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THE OPUS POCUS ACTIVITY PACK

FREE for schools or for home-learning:

• Created by teachers for teachers
• Tailored to KS1&2: Listening, Comprehension, Music, Literacy, Art & Drama
• Step-by-step powerpoint presentations with embedded audio and media resources
10+ lessons using classical music for learning and creative activities
• Includes Welsh translation

 

THE OPUS POCUS ACTIVITY PACK

FREE for schools or for home-learning:

• Created by teachers for teachers

• Tailored to KS1&2: Listening, Comprehension, Music, Literacy, Art & Drama

• Step-by-step powerpoint presentations with embedded audio and media resources

10+ lessons using classical music for learning and creative activities

• Includes Welsh translation

Created by teachers for teachers

The Opus Pocus Activity Pack was created by Rhonwen Jones and Marged Jones.

Rhonwen is a former bassoonist and primary school teacher, now working in the Education Department at BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Marged is a former cellist and now a bilingual primary school teacher with Welsh as her first language.

Tailored to KS1&2: Listening, Comprehension, Music, Literacy, Art & Drama

The activity pack is separated into four sections, each with detailed lesson plans including learning objectives and relevant resources:

Listening & Comprehension: getting to know the story.

Music: learn musical vocabulary, use music to describe a character, compose a musical accompaniment to a script/scene.

Literacy (Writing): gather figurative language, use show instead of tell sentences, write a character description.

Art: learn how to design and draw a cartoon character, illustrate a comic-book
scene, perform the scene to the class (Drama).

Step-by-step powerpoint presentations with embedded audio
and media resources

Each lesson is set out as a powerpoint presentation for ease of use.

Audio clips are embedded in each powerpoint file or clearly labelled as MP3 in the lesson resource folder.

Additional PDFs for lesson plans and any other resources.

10+ lessons using classical music for learning and
creative activities

Listening & Comprehension: 2-3 lessons

Music: 3-5 lessons

Literacy: 3 lessons

Art: 3+ lessons (can include 1-2 Drama lessons too)

Created in collaboration with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, this activity pack includes a full Welsh translation.

Accessibility

Information on accessibility to be added here soon, including an apendix to the activity pack for visually impaired and deaf or hard of hearing students.