Grade 7 Late Renaissance to Early Modern


Grade 7 Late Renaissance to Early Modern Homeschool Fine Arts Plans plans are packed with exciting artists and composers that will appeal to everyone in your family. Not only do the plans cover artist study but if you complete the hands on art portion, you can include watercolor lessons, working with clay, and lots of drawing. This is a great year for middle school students to gain confidence in their art skills with simple and incremental lesson plans.

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You ARE an ARTiST’s art, and music appreciation curriculum is designed for busy homeschooling families. Our art and music appreciation plans organize a variety of resources so you can open the schedule and, with little preparation, offer your child experiences with great artists and composers.

Ready for Late Renaissance to Early Modern art? Homeschool Fine arts and music appreciation curriculum for grade seven has it covered. Johannes Vermeer, John Singleton Copley, Jacques-Louis David, John Constable, Thomas Gainsborough, Winslow Homer and more are all planned out for you to view, enjoy and discuss.

Do you want to listen to a little Schumann, Wagner, Strauss, Brahms, and a few more composers during your school year? The homeschool plan is all outlined for you. You will have the freedom and flexibility to use You ARE an ARTiST Homeschool Fine Arts for your whole family and at a pace that suits your lifestyle.

We offer the artists, composers, and resources organized in a curriculum that is easy to use and flexible. As with all of our resources here at You ARE an ARTiST, our plans are only a suggestion. Please use the curriculum however it fits your family and homeschool routine best.

In addition to picture and music study, the plans offer additional art appreciation books, music, and podcasts that you can use as you have time available. We also encourage you to incorporate hands-on art lessons with Nana. Children learn best by doing, and creating the art is always the most fun part! By creating a habit of viewing paintings each week and listening to carefully curated music, your children can get to know a variety of artists and composers within a particular time period. *Please note: Nana’s art lessons are suggested in these plans but not included. Some art lessons are only available to You ARE an ARTiST Complete Clubhouse members.

You ARE an ARTiST’s plans pull together affordably priced materials along with internet links so you can have a reasonably priced art and music appreciation program. There are 32-36 weeks planned at each level, and this allows your family plenty of flexibility to complete the curriculum in one homeschool year. The plans are listed by grade, but you can also use them family-style if you have multiple children at home.

Artists Included

  • Johannes Vermeer
  • John Singleton Copley
  • Jacques-Louis David
  • John Constable
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • Winslow Homer

Composers Included

  • Robert Schumann
  • Richard Wagner
  • Johann Strauss
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Georges Bizet
  • Edvard Grieg

Grade 7: Late Renaissance to Early Modern Art and Music Homeschool Lesson Plans

There are two different options for art study in this curriculum.

Art Option 1: All the artwork is linked to internet sources and you can view them online or you can print the paintings out to view and then add them to your art notebooks.

Art Option 2: This option will schedule a variety of activities including viewing artwork, reading about artists, completing notebook pages, and art projects. Coloring pages for some of the artists are included in the back of these plans for you to print or copy.

This homeschool music curriculum for high school is easy and suitable for fine arts transcript credit. Everything you need to get started.

Composer Lesson Study Plans

The You ARE an ARTiST Homeschool Fine Arts plans for this level include six composers, listening either with CDs you own or purchase or online listening using YouTube. There are many weeks with supplemental links to information and videos that give more background to your composer study.

  • In the curriculum, all links are clickable and will save time by taking you directly to the artwork online when you are viewing featured works or you are looking up additional resources. Every painting is linked to the internet for your viewing convenience.
  • Included with the plans in a separate appendix are art prints for each artist. These can be viewed on your computer screen or printed out for your art notebooks.
  • There are coloring pages in the plan’s appendix for the artists featured.
  • There are notebook pages for you to print for the artists and composers studied.
  • The notes section gives specific instructions for using picture study with your children, ideas for artist and composer notebooks, and suggestions for handling nudity in artwork with your children.
  • Most composers now have additional free online resource suggested for your child to listen to in addition to the suggested CD.

*Please note: Homeschool Fine Arts curriculum is designed for use by one family. Please see co-op information under the Start Here tab.

This homeschool fine arts curriculum includes suggestions for including Nana’s video art lessons but her art lessons are not included in the pdf. Because of the nature of digital products, we do not offer refunds. All sales are final.