The You ARE an ARTiST Homeschool Fine Arts art appreciation plans for the rhetorical stage of education were created to be used by high school students. It is organized in a four year history cycle.
Homeschool Art Appreciation Lesson Plans
- Weeks 1-6 Neoclassicism
- Weeks 7-12 Romanticism
- Weeks 13-16 Realism
- Weeks 17-24 Impressionism
- Weeks 25-26 Photography
- Weeks 27-34 Post-Impressionism
Our Fine Arts art appreciation plan was created for high school students. It is organized in a four-year history cycle. This plan provides week-by-week suggestions for readings in The Annotated Mona Lisa and The Story of Painting. Also suggested are episodes in Sister Wendy’s DVD series titled Story of Painting.
The plan also uses online sources for viewing artwork for each time period studied. The links are provided to supplement your reading and are entirely optional.
In addition to reading and viewing the artwork, the student is directed to write a one to two-page summary for each time period or topic covered.
Nudity is found in all the resources scheduled for grade eleven. Please preview the materials to determine any adjustments your family may wish to make.
View a Sample of Grade 11 Fine Arts Appreciation HERE.
High School Homeschool Music Appreciation and Composer Study
Nine composers with 36 weeks of study
- Weeks 1-4 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Weeks 5-8 Antonín Dvorák
- Weeks 9-12 Edvard Grieg
- Weeks 13-16 Gustav Mahler
- Weeks 17-20 Claude Debussy
- Weeks 21-24 Richard Strauss
- Weeks 25-28 Ralph Vaughan Williams
- Weeks 29-32 Arnold Schoenberg
- Weeks 33-36 Maurice Ravel
Our music appreciation plan was created to be used by high school students that wish to have a program organized in a four-year history cycle.
The plan includes reading from Classical Music Experience and listening to the accompanying CD. The plan also includes listening to selections from the Classical Music Start-Up Kit volume 2. These two products are the foundation of the plan and can be used for all four high school years.
In addition to those two primary products, the plan uses online sources to compliment the book Classical Music Experience. There are multiple online resources to stream or purchase the required selections – Classicalmusicarchives.com, Naxos.com, Amazon Music, or the music streaming site of your choice. You can choose to use one of the online sources or none at all.
Your student will also write a one to two-page biography for each composer studied and then a one to two-paragraph opinion of the composer. The student may also keep a list of the musical selections he has listened to during the study period.
*Please note: Homeschool Fine Arts curriculum is designed for use by one family. Please see co-op information under the Start Here tab.