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"What Is Opera?" gives students an introduction to the basic characteristics of opera. Students will discuss their preconceptions of opera, if any, listen and identify characteristics of a song (tempo, timbre, dynamic) and learn about performance practice, language, and historic aspects of opera. Best suited for children in grades K - 3. 


Includes:  Lesson plan with National Standards

                     What Is Opera? Introduction Vignette Video (with script) 

                     Sounds of Opera Activity

                     Opera Jeopardy Game



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Lesson: What is Opera?

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