- Lesson plan about the Danse Macabre
- Digital links to YouTube videos
- Camille Saint-Saëns: In Depth about the composer (including pictures)
- Danse Macabre Poem by Henri Cazalis
- Narration for the Danse Macabre
- Printable worksheet about Camille Saint-Saëns and the Danse Macabre
- Printable Danse Macabre Tombstone Activity
- Several writing activities
- Several visual art activities
- Several dance activities
- Answer key
This is the perfect lesson and activity around Halloween for elementary school children and teachers. The entire Danse Macabre approximately 7-8 minutes long and the lesson could take about 45-60 minutes. Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take an additional 15 minutes to several days to complete.
This is the perfect addition to a Halloween unit. A great musical resource to enrich the student’s artistic horizons.