What’s Covered?

Thank you for your interest in the Greatest Works Tour! Over the course of 30 weeks, students will explore:

  • The Families of the Orchestra
  • Music and Art Periods ranging from the Renaissance to Modern
  • 15 Composers
  • 14 Artists

Music and Art Homeschool Curriculum. Easy to use and Comprehensive!Each week covers one great artist or composer from the Renaissance to Modern period. The week includes:

  • Fast Facts: a short biography including a map of their country of origin
  • 4 Greatest Works: Links are provided to listen to a pieces or view artwork. Each greatest work includes a picture, Fast Facts, Key Word, and “What Do You Think?” discussion questions
  • Meet the Instrument: for each composer, a closer look at an instrument in the orchestra
  • Try This!: an interactive activity related to the week’s lesson
  • Handwriting & Cursive Practice: copy work related to the artist or composer

Want to know what composers and artists we’re covering? Download the list of composers and artists for Year 1 here (Year 2 and 3 to be released Spring 2019):  Greatest Works Tour | Year 1 Composer and Artist List

What’s included:

Music and Art Homeschool Curriculum. Easy to use and comprehensive enrichment program!Teacher Guide:

  • How to use Greatest Works Tour, including sample 3-, 4-, and 5-day lesson plans
  • Overviews of each time period
  • Recommended book lists for each time period
  • Links to composer/artist picture and bio
  • At This Time in History facts for historical context
  • Links to greatest works images, videos
  • Information on key words, discussion questions, and Try This! activities
  • Links to Meet The Instrument videos

Music and Art Homeschool Curriculum. Easy to use and comprehensive enrichment program!Student Guide:

  • Artist/Composer picture, Fast Facts, and map of country of origin
  • Four Greatest Works with a picture, Fast Facts, Key Word, and What Do You Think? discussion questions
  • Meet the Instrument spotlights with each composer
  • Try This! interactive activity about the week’s lesson
  • Handwriting Practice about the week’s lesson
  • Cursive Practice about the week’s lesson

Activity Guide (optional):

  • All the same information in the Student Guide, PLUS — for more hands-on learning, all pictures & maps are in a separate section for students to cut and glue on the pages.

That’s over 400 pages of content for about $1 per week! That’s it – no other books or supplies to purchase.

 

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