Lesson Plan: Sergei Prokofiev

“Troika”: from Lt. Kijé Suite

GRADES K-5

Overview:

Students will (“I can”) identify same and different sections of a listening map visually, then aurally, using a listening map. Students will become familiar with a troika. Younger students (grades K-2) will move to the music in a small group of three people. Older students (grades 3-5) will learn the dance steps to a Russian troika folk dance, using a group of three people.


Bonus Lesson Plan: Peter and the Wolf

These plans can be used with any recording of Peter and the Wolf
Courtesy of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Sound Discoveries Music for Life.

GRADES 1-3

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.

Lessons Include:

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