Need songs, visuals, strategies, and activities to help teach Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf"? This comprehensive 79-page unit includes:
*"Follow Me" beat activity to Andantino (Peter's theme)
: appropriate for grades K-1
*Peter and the Wolf beat visuals for beat-tracking,
appropriate for grades K-1
*Songs that could be used in conjunction with the unit:
We are dancing, Alle meine entchen, Bluebird, Naughty Kitty Cat (includes notation and game directions)
: Students arrange the order of the pictures in order of the story. Text cards are also included, so older students can also line up the text cards with the picture cards. These can also be used to decorate a bulletin board.
*Rhythmic ostinato activity and flashcards
: Includes directions for reading flashcards as an ostinato to the themes for Peter and/or the cat. Four Peter and Cat flashcards are included for each of the following rhythmic concepts: ta and ti-ti, quarter rest, tika-tika, half note, ti-tika, tika-ti, syncopa, tim-ka, tam-ti
*Worksheet with information about Prokofiev and the Peter and the Wolf
: students answer questions from the reading. Appropriate for grades 2 and above.
*Worksheet for Peter and the Wolf
, in which students label the character they think each piece is about, the instrument that is playing, and a description of the piece. Can be used before students have heard the story of Peter and the Wolf (so students can guess the character, instruments, etc.) or after they have heard the story.
*"Peter and the Wolf" slideshow:
Click on the character to be taken to an orchestra musician playing that character's theme. Please note, you will need access to You Tube in order for the links to work. Appropriate for grades 1 and above.
*Bulletin board visuals for each character
, including that character's instrument(s)
*A picture of Prokofiev
*Directions for the set
, including picture book and unit suggestions
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