Attend a Recital
Give students the opportunity to attend a piano recital or solo performance and write a review of the performance. How does it relate to the book? What work was performed and in what style?
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the text or persons.
Draw a Composer
Have students draw their interpretation of a person from the text. Artistic ability is not important, but their drawings must reflect the type of costume worn by the person, whether the person is fat or thin, bald, prim or slovenly.
Students should research the style of dress of different composers in the text and create a version of a costume that resembles...
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