Lower Secondary Resources

New in March 2020 – for ALL Lower Secondary Classroom Music Teachers:

Click here to go to the Lower Secondary – 2020 Online.


Click here for Lower Secondary Products.

Own the level 1 (Lower Secondary) 2nd Ed. teacher book? Scroll down to access the digital resources to the level 1 (Lower Secondary) 2nd Ed. teacher book. (Click here to purchase this product or click here to register this book and gain access to these amazing resources!)

Don’t forget – if what you’d like isn’t here then email Deb for other resources, help or support!

Video resources

DSMusic YouTube Channel

New Games for the Secondary School Music Class


    3 Metre Game

    Blow the Man Down

    Don’t Go So Low

    Give Me a Hut



    One Rainy Night

    Rhythm Bingo
    Click on the above link to download a set of 30 rhythm bingo cards practicing ta, ti-ti and za + blank card, master list of rhythms and playing instructions.

    Rumanian Foldance – in 7/8!!!

    The Lime Juice Tub

    Vegetarian Bear/The Emperor’s New Clothes



    Rhythm Practice Ideas

    A list of more than 30 ways of practicing rhythm for the older beginner.

    Melody Practice Ideas 
    A list of more than 30 ways of practicing melody for the older beginner.

    Clever Echo Rhythm Demonstration



    Facebook Resources


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    Digital Resources – Level 1 (Lower Secondary)

    Welcome to the collection of Digital Resources for our Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School – Level 1 2nd Edition, Teacher books!

    Did you know you can  email Deb for the word versions of any of the PDF documents found below and in the other book’s “Digital Resources” areas?






    Lesson 1: Beat and rhythm

    Lesson 1: Crotchets Quavers and Crotchet Rests

    Lesson 1: Rhythmic Sightreading

    Lesson 2: The Staff

    Lesson 3: Metre

    Lesson 3: Conducting

    Lesson 4: Solfa and Handsigns

    Lesson 4: Melodic Sightreading

    Lesson 5: Intervals

    Lesson 5: Stick and Staff Notation

    Lesson 6: Letter Names

    Lesson 6: More Conducting

    Lesson 7: Movable do solfa

    Lesson 8: Semiquavers

    Lesson 9: Tone Set

    Lesson 10: Transposition

    Lesson 11: so

    Lesson 12: Minim

    Lesson 13: Phrase and Form

    Lesson 14: Ti-Tika

    Lesson 15: A New do 

    Lesson 16: Tika-Ti

    Lesson 17: la

    Lesson 18: The Quaver Rest

    Lesson 19: High do

    Lesson 19: The Pentatonic Scale

    Lesson 20: Intervals in a Pentatonic Scale

    Lesson 21: The Anacrusis

    Lesson 21: Slurs and Ties

    Lesson 22: Low la,

    Lesson 22: Trichords

    Lesson 23: The Dotted Crotchet

    Lesson 24: The Semiquaver Rest

    Lesson 25: Syn-co-pa

    Lesson 26: The la Pentatonic Scale

    Lesson 27: Low so,

    Lesson 29: The so Pentatonic Scale

    Lesson 30: The mi and re Pentatonic Scales

    Lesson 31: Simple Time

    Lesson 32: Interval Stuff

    Lesson 33: A New Time Signature

    Lesson 34: Compound Time

    Lesson 35: Interval Lines

    Lesson 36: fa

    Lesson 37: The Dot

    Lesson 38: ti

    Lesson 39: The Major Scale

    Lesson 40: The minor 2nd

    Lesson 41: Sharps and Flats

    Lesson 42: The G Major Scale

    Lesson 43: The F Major Scale

    Lesson 43: Key Signatures

    Lesson 44: The Natural Minor Scale

    All Songs, Canons and Games






    Listening Excerpts


    IWB/Sibelius Activity




    Written and Aural Tests


    Right click the links and click “Save link as” to download a .zip file containing the student tests and the teacher answer sheets, in PDF format. If you would like these tests in word format please email us.

    Aural Test 1

    Aural Test 2

    Aural Test 3

    Aural Test 4

    Written Test 1

    Written Test 2

    Written Test 3

    Written Test 4

    Other Materials

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