This document provides listening and responding lessons as well as worksheets for children to complete. It involves listening to two movements from the Carnival of the Animals suite, and answering questions on each, before comparing and contrasting the two pieces of music. Opportunities to respond through art are provided.
Strand: Listening & Responding
Strand unit: Listening and responding to music
Content objective: This resource should enable a child to:
Suggestions for use: Use this acitivty to explore music around the theme of Animals. Two movements from the Carnival of the Animals are included: The Elephant which is slower and lower, and the Hens and Rooster which is faster and more high pitched - these pieces contrast well with one another, whilst at the same time featuring some of the same instruments but being used in different ways. Children can record their responses through drawing on a included worksheet templates.
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