Teacher Resources – Lesson Plans, Music, and more

You can use our Opera Funtimes to teach many skills in your classroom. View the Lesson Plans below to see how. 

LESSON PLANS:
Below are lesson plans for a few of our Opera Funtimes. Most were presented at our Teacher’s Workshop. NOTE: Many of these lesson plans included can be adapted to any of the Funtime booklets.

Magic Flute
(by Leslie Cooper)

Tales of Hoffmann
(by Leslie Cooper)

La_Cenerentola
(by JoWanda Peterson)

Romeo and Juliette
(by Leslie Cooper)

TEACH YOUR STUDENTS OPERA ETIQUETTE IN A FUN WAY:

Opera Etiquette
(A one page poem for students on proper etiquette at the opera)

HELPFUL TOOLS:

The Bare Bones Story Map

Learning to Sing Article

KWL Chart

MUSICAL WARM-UPS:

  Opera Warm-up song
(by Toni Puhn)

                                                Opera Star Warm-Up Song (a 5 note scale song)
(by Julie Todaro)

Opera’s Fun for Everyone
(by Roberta Balfe, Founding YPO Member)

Opera’s Fun for Everyone Song
(by Roberta Rymer Balfe)
(Original handwritten version in key of B flat)

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