Peter and the Wolf 1 – Story, The Bird, The Duck

In this lesson you will

  • be introduced to the story of Peter and the Wolf
  • view all the instruments that are used in the story

Objectives

  • I can recall the story of Peter and the Wolf
  • I can name some of the instruments that are in the story

Teaching Procedure

1 Watch the story of Peter and the Wolf

Watch the story of Peter and the Wolf

Can you remember the names of some of the instruments?

Can you retell the story in your words?

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2 Watch and Listen to "The Bird"

Watch and Listen to "The Bird"

3 Watch the Flutist play The Bird

This link will take you to a short performance of The Bird on the Flute

4 Color or Draw the Bird and the Flute

Color or Draw the Bird and the Flute

If you have a printer, download the worksheet, "The Bird"

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, draw a picture of a bird and color it. You can try to draw a flute too!

"The Bird" is played by the flute. The music is high, and it is fast.

Print the words high and fast on your picture. Label the flute if you drew one.

5 Watch and Listen to "The Duck"

Watch and Listen to "The Duck"

6 Watch the Oboist play The Duck

This link will take you to a short performance of The Duck played on an oboe.

7 Color or Draw the Duck and the Oboe!

Color or Draw the Duck and the Oboe

If you have a printer, download the worksheet, "The Duck"

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, draw a picture of a duck and color it. You can try to draw a oboe too!

"The Duck" is played by the oboe.

Print the words The Duck on your picture. Label the oboe if you drew one.

8 Assessment Suggestions

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may send you questions like:

* What instrument represents the bird?

* What instrument represents the oboe?

* What is your favorite part of the Peter and the Wolf story?

9 Music IS Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administration:

Music education is important for children.

Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!

In this lesson, students improve comprehension as they retell the story of Peter and the Wolf.