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Young scholars use the story Peter and the Wolf to review story elements and identify orchestra instruments. In this orchestra identification lesson, students read the story and listen to the music from the story. Young scholars use a graphic organizer to record the story elements and retell the story to a partner. Students search online for pictures of instruments and how they sound. Young scholars write a reflection paper about the story. Students will be quizzed to see if they can aurally recognize instrume
There are many new words to learn in Iza Trapani's I'm a Little Teapot, which builds on the familiar nursery rhyme. Learners are acquainted with new in-text words before listening to you read. Suggested terms are: company, mighty, orchestra, patient, and stout. Help them utilize context clues by asking kids to raise their hands when they hear one. The comprehension questions solidify meaning by prompting connections to familiar concepts. Use the graphic organizers to help visual learners.