This worksheets accompanies a lesson on Saint-Saens' "Danse Macabre". This is an excellent listening activity for the Halloween or fall season. Designed for use with 4th-8th grade students, but could easily be adapted for older or younger grades.
Teachers can choose to structure this lesson in many ways. The worksheet can be used during or after an initial listening of the music. I like to have students read the poem aloud before ever hearing the music. Then, teachers can allow their students to complete the worksheet alone or as a group, depending on the musicality of the group.