Peter and the Wolf 3

In this lesson you will

  • learn the Peter theme, the Hunters theme, and the Hunters Rifles
  • name the instruments that represent the characters

Objectives

  • I can recognize the themes for Peter, the Hunters and Rifles
  • I can name the instruments used for the themes

Teaching Procedure

1 Watch and Listen to "Peter" played by the String Family

Watch and Listen to "Peter" played by the String Family

Play the video again, and this time try singing along with Peter's theme

2 Watch the String Family play Peter's theme

Watch the Violin play Peter's theme

This link will take you to a video of a live performance.

3 Color or Draw Peter and the String Family

If you have a printer, download the worksheet, Peter and the String Family

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, draw a picture of Peter and color it. You can try to draw the string instruments too!

Peter is played by the string family.

Print the words Peter on your picture. Label the string family if you drew one.

4 Watch and Listen to The Hunters Arrive Theme and The Hunters Rifles

Watch and Listen to The Hunters Arrive Theme and The Hunters Rifles

Play the video again, and this time try marching along with The Hunters theme.

Play the video again, and this time try singing along with The Hunters theme.

5 Watch and Listen to the Oboist play The Hunters Theme

Watch and Listen to the Oboe and Orchestra play The Hunters Arrive Theme

6 Color or Draw The Hunters and the Oboe

If you have a printer, download the worksheet, The Hunters Theme.

Print the words and color the pictures.

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

The Hunters is played by the oboe.

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

7 Listen to the Timpani play the Hunters Rifles

Listen to the Timpani play the Hunters Rifles

8 Color or Draw The Rifles and the Timpani

If you have a printer, download the worksheet, The Rifles

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, draw a picture of The Rifles and color it. You can try to draw the timpani too!

The Rifles is played by the timpani.

Print the words The Rifles on your picture. Label the timpani if you drew one.

9 Review the story of Peter and the Wolf (optional)

Watch the story of Peter and the Wolf. (Review)

Can you remember the names of some of the instruments?

Can you retell the story in your words?

10 Optional Assessment

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested activities as an assessment.

11 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!