J.S. Bach, Frideric Handel, and Domenico Scarlatti.Give your students the opportunity to learn a unique perspective on these critically important Baroque-Era composers.
Together, these three original articles from IndieMusicTeacher provide students vital practice in answering higher order questions. Students are asked to determine author's purpose, make inferences, draw conclusions, and make connections (text to self and text to text).
These brief but engaging essays are written by an author whose work has been published in Music Educator's Journal and elsewhere. They would be an ideal option for students interested in music or history. Additionally, these readings are aligned with both Common Core and the Core Arts Standards, presenting a rich opportunity for arts integration.
On the last page, find three essay questions that ask students to relate the three texts in a cultural and thematic context. An excellent value!