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The Magic Opera

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Introduce your young learners to opera by dressing up as Mozart and recounting some of the fascinating details of his life and music. After exploring the Metropolitan Opera's site for kids, the class listens to a reading of Kyra...
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Creating an Original Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This may be a lot to ask of a high schooler, but then again, who knows? Pupils work in groups to explore, write, and then perform an original opera. They view versions of The Magic Flute and La Traviata, then compose a plot, characters,...
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Creating a Costume Book for the Opera Don Pasquale

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to and watch the opera, Don Pasquale, by Donizetti. They discuss the importance of sets and costumes in an opera and then, with a partner, design a period costume for each of the main characters in the opera.
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What’s a Squillo, and Why Do Opera Singers Need It?

For Students 9th - 12th
Squillo, squillo, squillo! Opera audiences would not be able to hear the arias in The Marriage of Figaro, or any other opera for that matter, without the aid of the squillo. A short video explores the techniques opera singers use to...
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China, Zaju, and Beijing Opera: Crash Course Theater #25

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Combine music, acrobatics, dance, and mime, and you have Beijing opera. An informational video walks viewers through a timeline of Chinese theater, including the introduction of the opera. Comparisons to other forms of drama throughout...
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A Study Guide for The Phantom of the Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Immerse yourself in the beautiful, twisted world of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. A detailed lesson plan provides important details about the writing, stagecraft, music, and literary elements of the famous musical, as...
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The Phantom of the Opera: Ideas for Research and Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You could spend a full day discussing The Phantom of the Opera and not scratch the surface, but a set of lessons about the literary elements and themes of the musical production is a great start. Young thespians build upon the background...
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The Phantom of the Opera - Activity Worksheets

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
He's here! Experience the thrill of Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera with a series of reading comprehension questions. Each set of questions is based on three-chapter sections, and prompt high schoolers to put events in order,...
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The Role of the Opera Orchestra

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen to and examine a recording of the opera Don Pasquale and study the various musical instruments in an orchestra. They discuss the difference between a symphony orchestra and an opera orchestra. Finally they play the music...
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The Phantom of the Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Once your class sees the intriguing cover for The Phantom of the Opera, they are not going to want to put the book down. Guide high school readers through the abridged version of the novel by Jennifer Bassett with a set of activities for...
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The Phantom of the Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's no masquerade! If Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera is part of your curriculum, check out this three-page packet loaded with suggestions for before, during, and after reading activities.
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Fan(tom) of the Opera

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the ways in which the worlds of popular music and opera can work together to complement the other. They work in small groups to analyze plot, characters, setting and themes of a popular opera using a summary of that...
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Creating an Original Opera

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the lyrical and dramatic structure of opera through Internet sources and audio examples, cooperatively discuss elements of opera stories vs. their own lives and create one-act opera based on their own life experiences.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Love, jealousy, hatred! Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera has it all. Whether or not you have used Gaston Leroux's novel with your classes, you will find much value in this resource. The guide includes background information, an...
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Lesson: Act 1: Purple Bathrobes Attend and Opera

For Teachers 6th - 12th
I really like this idea. Upper graders discover the connection between art and theatre by first analyzing the artists' choices and motivation in creating the installation piece, Four Purple Velvet Bathrobes. In groups, they write one-act...
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Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
What type of mischief do Hansel and Gretel get into in the woods? Who will they meet? What happens when they do not listen to their mother? Listen to this classic story with an operatic twist to find out.
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An Introduction to Opera: The Emperor's New Clothes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to opera, its vocabulary, definitions and are given an opportunity to listen to an opera sung by children. They identify phrases and events in the story, "The Emperor's New Clothes." Each student creates a...
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Welcome to Top Score: Verdi's 'Don Carlos'

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the elements in the production of an opera including the personalities, ideas, and stage presence. They examine the skills that are necessary to be a performer in an opera in this series of lessons including making...
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Amadeus Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Get out the text-book, and CD player to teach a lesson on Mozart. Afterward, you can administer this quiz which requires learners to complete 20 short-answer questions related to Mozart's life, operas, music, and general music terminology.
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Soap Opera Genetics – Genetics to Resolve Family Arguments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did she cheat on her husband? Did the hospital switch the babies? Should they have children? As much as this sounds like the plot for a soap opera, all of these questions fit into a single instructional activity on genetics. Scholars...
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Opera

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Opera worksheet, students explore the history of opera and identify examples of a recitative. After reading a short conversation between two people, students create their own recitative. They write their own introduction to a...
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What Is Opera?

For Students 10th - 11th
For this opera worksheet, students read the description of what opera is including the use of recitative, sing at conversation speed. They read a conversation and put it into recitative form. They write an introduction to a popular song...
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Opera on the Net

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, with this opera exchange, increase their knowledge of the opera process. They use opera as a vehicle to better comprehend the relationship music has with all arts and other disciplines across the curriculum.
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Opera

For Students 5th - 9th
In this history of opera instructional activity, students explore and research what an opera is and then answer four questions regarding the history of opera in complete sentences.

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