Topic | Exam for Music and Picture study?

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  • RoxHeath
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    Anyone have a place or a resource where I can find a way to provide my children with an exam for these subjects? I can come up with questions myself but Im not sure Im very good at coming up with he best way to challenge their brain and memory.

    totheskydear
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    Earlier this year my kids were all obsessed with “Peer Gynt Suite”. For our exam that term, I had my son pretend each of the first four movements were the soundtrack to a scene in a movie, and asked him to describe what was happening in each “scene”.  It was fun to read his answers. 🙂

    For picture study I usually just have him describe his favorite picture from that term.

    Mamatoto
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    For picture study through 3rd grade I asked, “Describe one of ___’s pictures we looked at this term.  Beginning in 4th grade I asked “Describe two of ___’s pictures we looked at this term.”

    For composer study I usually ask, “Tell about a composition by ___ you have heard.”  Sometimes instead I will ask, “Describe the style of music composed by ___.”

    We usually read biographies of our composers and so I also ask, “Tell something interesting about ___’s life.”  Or I may word it, “Describe an interesting scene about ___ from our composer biography book.”

    In 1st-2nd grade I have only asked one question that gave the child a choice, “Tell about a composition by ___ you have heard OR describe an interesting scene about ___ from our composer biography book.”

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