1. Students will be able to understand how music changes the
mood of the opera.
2. Distinguish between the different backstage crews and have
a general idea of their respective job scope.
3. Students will be able to outline a short scene from a selected
opera of their choice and perform it with an appropriate use
of elements of opera like costume and props
Different elements of an Opera
Staging – Lighting, Sound, Choreography
Game – Be a Conductor!
What will students learn?
Orchestra Seating Arrangement
General Information about the 4
Experience what it is like to be a
conductor by being able to vary the
volumes of the different sections like a
The sounds produced by a particular
5 groups of 8
1 opera, and any 1 song
Re-enact the scene using your own
Consider the different roles such as cast,
stage management, props, music, etc.
Teacher video each group’s presentation
Best group to perform at assembly
Why did we choose this website?
Good cross-over to other subjects such as Language
First hand experience in participating and putting
together an opera
Students’ learning is enhanced; instead of teacher-
centered learning, self-directed learning is incorporated.
Engaging and interactive
Allows students to progress at their own learning pace.