Ten multi-part masterpieces of the documentarian’s art that you and your homeschool students can watch together and discuss over the summer.
🎨 🎵 Homeschool Arts & Music (Recent Posts)
A collection of great homeschool teaching ideas, resources, and little lessons on arts and music from the River Houses Homeschool Network. Add your name to our free River Houses mailing list and get posts like these delivered right to your mailbox every week! 😊
❡ Holiday Music Month: This Homeschool Arts & Music collection also includes our special series of December Holiday Music Month posts. 🎵 🎄 🎅
“Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam, / In full glory reflected now shines on the stream — / ‘Tis the star-spangled banner, O! long may it wave / O’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave.” (Our homeschool poem-of-the-week, from Francis Scott Key, for Flag Day.)
Calling all homeschool photographers! The Wikimedia Commons Photo Challenge is a great way for enthusiastic homeschool photography students to develop their talents and gain some recognition for their work. This month’s themes are “Dance” and “Airport Infrastructure.” Take a look!
“Loudly sing, cuckoo!” (Our ancient homeschool poem-of-the-week, anonymously, for the beginning of our summer term.)
“Rest, comrades, rest and sleep! / The thoughts of men shall be / As sentinels to keep / Your rest from danger free.” (Little homeschool lessons in literature, history, geography, and music, for the Memorial Day weekend.)
“Bind me not to the pasture, chain me not to the plow, / Set me free to find my calling and I’ll return to you somehow.” (Our poem-of-the-week, from Marta Keen, for homeschool graduation season and the beginning of summer.)
To understand a complex and beautiful piece of literature or music your students must first know a great deal about the world — names, places, people, and events that may seem at first to be disconnected.
Calling all homeschool photographers! The Wikimedia Commons Photo Challenge is a great way for enthusiastic homeschool photography students to develop their talents and gain some recognition for their work. This month’s themes are “Kitchenware” and “Asian Gardens.” Take a look!
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge with our homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: The Artistic 700s.
Feeling cooped up and stressed out? Calm your homeschool down with the peaceful “Alleluia” of American composer Randall Thompson, born on this day in 1899.