Romantic Pictures in America
Students will improve vocabulary and writing skills by writing a sensory/descriptive story utilizing elements of both art and music as their inspiration. Students will pay close attention to the six traits of writing - editing our first drafts and making improvements in ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency and conventions. Students will demonstrate an understanding of general musical terminology. Students will also have an opportunity to demonstrate higher level thinking skills using Bloom’s Taxonomy and creative thinking skills utilizing William’s Taxonomy.