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There are 5 exercises to complete during Lesson 12.

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    • Ensure you have read through the preparation guide to this lesson
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Lesson Content + Exercise Information:

1. Discussion: Jacques Offenbach:

Solve ‘Offenbach’ anagram on board

Recap Offenbach using homework findings
2. Explain:
Explain why Offenbach really connected to the character, Prince Caprice


3. Aims of the Class:


 Have someone read out the aims of the class
4. Discussion: Connections between Prince Caprice and Jacques Offenbach: Discuss the similarities between Offenbach and Prince Caprice by analysing the themes. slide3
5. Independent Composing Exercise:

Resources to bring to this activity:

  • Self-evaluation form – 1 for each pupil
  • Writing Equipment
  • A teacher’s evaluation form – 1 for each pupil performance:
  • Independent composing work from all lessons
  • Untuned instruments
  • Instruments made by pupils in previous lessons


Allow students time to go through their compositions quietly as the music plays (a few runs)
Have some students perform to the class – with the music (if not enough time for all students, do the rest in a future lesson)
Evaluate each pupil in turn on the form
Have the students self-evaluate after performances and hand in all their work at the end.


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