Each child has a super-detailed book timeline, but on our wall we have what I like to call the “Ballpark timeline.” Every century has a saint, an American history event (or something that fueled the quest), a music period, and an artist.
The music people are pictured in the right century, but they don’t have names:
Ars Antiqua- Adam de la Halle
Ars Nova- Guillaume de Machaunt
Renaissance I- Josquin
Renaissance II- Byrd
Classical – Mozart
Romantic – Tchaikovsky
Modern – Copeland
As we study folks, or listen to their music, I put a clothes pin on the right century, thusly:
Here you go! Click the pic, download, and print.