Music! Words! Opera! Featuring Aidaincludes complete lesson plans, an opera outline, activities, handouts, study questions, assessment tools, a glossary, and a DVD. The DVD contains a classic performance from the Metropolitan Opera conducted by James Levine with a cast including Aprile Millo and Placido Domingo (in itself a $25 value!).
Each lesson lists the objectives, standards, procedure, evaluation and opt. extension.
Teachers will also have free access to an online resource bank that offers reprintable downloads and other helpful support materials.
The Music! Words! Opera! series challenges students to experience communication and storytelling through methods beyond the spoken and written word. Opera is a multi-art form that invites students to explore several fundamental means of human communication - through language, music, dance, drama, and visual arts. Opera is an art form to be understood and enjoyed by everyone!