This The Giving Tree - Improvising Music for a Story lesson plan also includes:
If you are reading The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, bring music to your class's interpretation with a lesson about musical improvisation. After listening to Vivaldi's Four Seasons, kids use their own understanding of music as well as classroom instruments to create background music for the story.
- A nice way to bring music into your language arts lesson
- Have kids act out their performances in front of younger kids or parents
- Requires instruments to complete the activity
- Comes with parent notes and an assessment rubric (attached)