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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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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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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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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 Students 9th - 12th Standards
Feel the mystery and intrigue of The Phantom of the Opera with a language arts lesson plan that includes exercises to sequence events in the tale, vocabulary activities using words from the story, and parts of speech review activities...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Soap Operas

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine American culture through research on various soap opera websites. They access a soap opera website, participate in a chat group, evaluate the contents of the website, and write a summary of a character and plot.
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Using The Opera To Create A Puppet Show

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students become familiar with various types of puppets and then create their own puppets. They use the Verse Play of La Cenerentola and puppets to prepare and conduct a performance.
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Opera

For Students 4th - 7th
In this musical opera worksheet, students fill in seventeen blanks from a word bank that describes the process of an opera and the roles found within each character.
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“As the War Turns": Exploring the Drama of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
As part of their study of the American Civil War, class groups investigate Civil War casualties, medicine and disease, conscription, prisons, the life of a soldier, and Civil War spies. Then they script and perform a soap opera drama on...
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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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It Ain't Necessarily So

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine characterization of African Americans in literature, popular culture, and opera. In this stereotypes lessons, students conduct research that requires them to analyze the origins and content of stereotypes perpetuated...
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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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Peking Opera Mask

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students design and create their own masks using the symbolism evident in Peking opera masks.

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