Peter & the Wolf

Peter & the Wolf

Overview

Sergei Prokofiev wrote Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to classical music. In this lesson, melodies from Peter and the Wolf are used to introduce students to pitch, rhythm and meter. Students also explore melodic shape using movement and drawing to represent melodies. Grade Levels: 4-6 (ages 9-11) Time Allotment: One to […]

Procedures for Teachers

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES: 1. Ask your students to stand in a circle. Tell them that you are all going to become the engine of a racing car and that they are going to make the sound of the engine. 2. Ask your students to make the sound of an engine waiting at a traffic light. (Note: […]