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Lesson 11: Printed Materials (Ads and Broadsides) 1780-1820
Students use primary resources (gazettes, broadsides, advertisements) to consider life at the turn of the 18th century in Deerfield, Massachusetts. They infer observations about life in the nascent United States.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Learning the Printing Trade
Students explore U.S. History by reading biographical text in class. For this Benjamin Franklin lesson, students read about the famous American's first job and the transition he underwent from printing to politics. Students define lesson vocabulary terms and create their own potato stamps.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The British Origins of Industrialism
Tenth graders brainstorm the Industrial Revolution and how it changed the lives of people. They describe rural life in preindustrial Britain. They identify the factors that allowed Britian to become the first industrialized nations.
10th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 40 Downloads
Chairs, Rooms, and Time Travel
Students compare and contrast two chairs that were made in different time periods. In this compare and contrast lesson students will compare two chairs They will then create a collage that takes place in a historic scene inspired by artist Nicole Cohen's video installation that incorporates historic and modern imagery.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Art and Influence of Theatre
Students examine an 18th century drawing and produce a skit based on the drawing. In this art analysis lesson, students analyze the story depicted in a drawing and create a skit inspired the scene. Students research the 18th century Italian theatre and write their scenes based on the research.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
"Coolies, Sailors and Settlers: Voyage to the New World"
Students examine the larger social, political and economic issues that influenced the first Asians' migration to the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. They distinguish between commonly held assumptions about the first Asians in the Americas and the more historically accurate version.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Referencing the Classical Past
Learners discuss the sculptural group of Three Goddessesby Joseph Nollekens in a study of the classical past. In this Classical history lesson, students describe the three figures in the painting and read an excerpt for the story the art was based on.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: National Sandwich Day
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article regarding National Sandwich Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 42 Downloads
The Opium Trade, the Opium War and the Treaty of Nanjing
Ninth graders analyze the English model if imperialism with regard to China and examine the economic and political impact of trade and conflict between England and China in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They discuss the impact that opium had both in China and England during the trading time periods.
9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 34 Downloads
The Rise of Landscape Painting
Students study the rise of landscape art throughout the 19th century and the specific features of the genre. In this landscape art lesson, students read the definition of landscape art and its precedence in the 19th century. Students study various examples and artists who painted landscape art.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 28 Downloads
Students examine a property inventory of a farm owner from 1785 in Sussex County. The inventory is part of a probate file used to settle the estate of the deceased person and includes the estimated value of each piece of property. Slaves are listed as items of property and the class discusses slave ownership and write an essay in response to the discussion.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Legacies of the Middle Passage
Students research the Atlantic slave trade during the 18th century. In this slave trade lesson, students read a narrative about colonial expansion in the Americas and the rise of slavery in the United States. Students write down what they know about the Atlantic slave trade in the 18th Century and answer questions in the form of an essay, narrative, or a journal entry.
6th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
The Poetry of Chinoiserie
Students examine the works of art incorporated in Asian export objects and respond to them using Japanese haiku poems. In this haiku poems instructional activity, students analyze a still life painting and the images represented in it. Students define and research haiku's and write a haiku for the painting.
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Study Question
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Benjamin Franklin's The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Students may check some of their answers online.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
African-American Art and the Political Dissent during the Harlem Renaissance
Students are introduced to the culture of African American art. Using the internet, they research the events surrounding the Harlem Renaissance and discover how it produced a wide variety of art and literature. To end the instructional activity, by analyzing different pieces of artwork by various artists to identify the political statement in the art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Young scholars explore mathematics by participating in a pizza pie activity. For this nutrition lesson, students identify the caloric intake in a piece of pizza and estimate the average number of slices eaten by a person. Young scholars utilize addition, multiplication and division in order to complete several pizza word problems in class.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads