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In the classroom, classical music can be an exciting learning tool. Music not only has the power to stimulate the mind, enrich the heart and soothe the soul; it can also help you meet educational objectives and learning outcomes.

Sergei Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf
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OVERVIEW:
Peter and the Wolf" is a childhood classic. Peter, his animal friends, his grandfather, the wolf and the hunters all have appropriate musical themes that make this piece a delight to hear.

Lesson Plans for Grade 1-3
These plans can be used with any recording of Peter and the Wolf

1) Music/ Language Arts – Telling a Story
2) Science/Language Arts - Research
3) Sequencing

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The lesson plans were written by Dr. Kay Edwards, Professor and Chair of Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, OH. Dr. Edwards earned both a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in general music from Arizona State University, and a Bachelor of Music from Ohio University. She has been an active clinician and author in the areas of elementary general music, guided listening, and multicultural music education for more than 15 years at the university level and has 10 years experience as an elementary general music teacher. In addition to Orff Level III certification, she has special training in Kodály and Dalcroze pedagogies.
Sergei Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf
Listen as Naomi Lewin tells the story and introduces Prokofiev’s musical characters

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