Looking for Mind at Work: Eliza and Colonial Women for Little Listeners
In this one time, 45 minute class, we will explore the life of Elizabeth Schuyler and compare her life to ordinary colonial women using the musical Hamilton as a jumping point. This class is intended for little listeners.
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I’m excited to bring another installment of the Little Listener series. This time it’s to focus on the women of the show. We will focus on Elizabeth (Eliza) Schuyler, her background and upbringing - her lack of a formal education to her love of wilderness and how that played a part in her life with Hamilton. Students will compare and contrast Eliza and Angelica (using what we know from the musical) and I will supplement with historical information. We use Angelica’s line: “I’ve been...
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45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class is specifically designed for little listeners, ages 6-8. None of the course content will include the more mature topics. I choose the lyrics of the songs we explore VERY carefully. However, I will warn that students may ask questions (e.g. what is a “bastard” or “affair”) to which I will defer the answers to grown ups. My response for these topics will be: That is a question for your grownup to answer.
We will refer back to the musical quite often in this course, learning about specific lyrics. There are a few “games” thrown in at appropriate times which are largely lyric or musical based.
Kay LeeLearning & teaching through pop culture, music, and life.
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