In this lesson you will

  • watch the whole story of Peter and the Wolf
  • review the instruments used in Peter and the Wolf

Objectives

  • I can name the instruments used in Peter and the Wolf.
  • I can retell the story of Peter and the Wolf.
  • I can match the instruments used in Peter and the Wolf to the characters.

Teaching Procedure

1 Watch a Performance of Peter and the Wolf

Watch the Story of Peter and the Wolf

This time, the story will include the complete orchestral performance.

You have 2 options.

Option 1: This option will link to the Disney version of Peter and the Wolf. (not available in all countries.)

Option 2: the Musicplay version.

2 Watch the Story of Peter and the Wolf

Watch the Story of Peter and the Wolf

This is the Musicplay version of the full story.

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3 Print the Names of the Instruments

If you have a printer, download the Name the Instruments worksheet.

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, print the names of the instruments and try to draw them.

4 Match the Character to the Instrument

If you have a printer, download the Match the Character to the Instrument worksheet.

Draw a line from the character to the instrument that represents it.

Print the words and color the pictures.

If you don't have a printer, print the names of the instruments and try to draw the character.

5 Optional Assessment

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

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

6 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!