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 (by TP)
(by Toni Puhn)

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

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

LISTEN TO: Operas Fun For Everyone

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

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