This 4-week teaching unit includes the play, simple costume patterns, mp3 files for the accompanying music and lessons for drama, drawing and language arts.
With step-by-step instruction, students learn to confidently perform a dramatization of the folktale and sing the accompanying songs. Included are printable lyrics for the songs, sheet music, instrumental recordings as well as vocal recordings. Teachers will have the vocal demo mp3 file for students to sing along and learn the songs. The music extends the length of the performance.
There are a number of language arts worksheets for extra reading and writing practice of words from the story. Multiple reading levels are accommodated. The drawing lessons are an optional extension of the folktale unit. Students develop basic drawing skills of visual art.