Are picture and composer studies intimidating for you?
Don't be paralyzed wondering how to plan and implement Picture & Composer Studies.
This guide is your answer!
It takes the work out of researching for Picture & Composer studies and provides multiple lists of resources... PLUS: 40 questions to get your students listening and looking with interest.
- A list of picture study books you don't want your kids to miss.
- Sources for art prints to make your search easy.
- A lengthy list of teaching resources for classical music, including cds, audio stories, and internet sites, that teach about the composers.
- A list of books about composers and their music that students of all ages will enjoy.
- Lists of listening resources and internet sites where you can easily find the music you want for lesson time.
- Suggestions of additional books offering more insight into the lives of the composers and classical music in general, as well as tips on how to listen to classical music.
- A list of activities that allow students to interact with artwork in various ways.
- 20 questions for composer study that will engage instead of bore your students.
- 20 questions for picture study that will inspire your students to look more deeply at art.
- A list of activities that allow students to interact with artwork along different learning styles.
These simple, but effective questions will stimulate learning for children and mom!
- How to engage older students experiencing classical music for the first time.
- How to ask questions to inspire discussion among your children.
- How to help your students enjoy, understand, and appreciate classical music.
- How to develop a love for art and music in your family.
PLUS: more than 10 specific pieces of music that have unique features to make listening more fun for your students, AND suggestions for how to use them in your lesson time.
Let Susan's 25+ years of homeschooling experience show you how to start enjoying the benefits of these lessons right away.
Children learn the thoughts of great thinkers of the past and the present by studying what they wrote, created, painted, sculpted, or composed.
Mind connects with mind
and thought with thought
as a child observes or listens.
BONUS: 2 free online articles with step-by-step details on how to plan and implement these lessons.
Make Picture & Composer studies a reality in your homeschool this week.