17th Century Exploration Teacher Resources
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Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts
Students define genre in the visual arts, particularly in Western painting and explain the differences between subject and genre. The genre of a variety of works of art is identified.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 24 Downloads
What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art
Students investigate the subject of works of art by gathering clues embedded in the works as well as by searching for the underlying meaning and messages that are present in the art. Layers of meaning are probed as students progress through the instructional activity.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 25 Downloads
Portraits, Pears, And Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts
Differentiate between the various genres in the visual arts world, particularly in Western painting. Your class can view and discuss, in small groups, paintings published on the National Galleries website. Then each student individually identifies genres of paintings in an online exercise.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 96 Downloads
"World enough, and time"-Andrew Marvell's Coy Mistress
Discuss tone and imagery with Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress." In an attempt to get his fair lady to consummate their relationship, he write a poem urging her to seize the day! Introduce the author to your high school class, conduct a close reading of the poem, and discuss the tone and imagery he uses.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Musical Traditions of Southern Louisiana
This units gives learners opportunities to * Research the history and patterns of French settlement in Louisiana * Discover three types of music (New Orleans jazz, Cajun, Zydeco) which are representative of the Francophone presence in Louisiana.
9th - 12th Languages 18 Views 33 Downloads
Fairy Tales Around the World
Learners define and identify typical characteristics in a fairy tale using terms such as character, setting, illustrations, and plot. They familiarize themselves with different versions of fairy tales. Help your class recognize the traits that make fairy tales universal.
K - 2nd Language Arts 28 Views 246 Downloads
If You Were a Parent, Would You Buy a Doll that Misrepresented Your Values?
Barbie and Ken. Disney princesses and GI Joe. Empowering toys or self-esteem wreckers? Class members poll one another about their response to the question of whether or not they would buy these types of toys for their children. To inform their opinions, class members read an article of background information, an annotated academic article, and an evidence and perspectives sheet.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students examine how the Jamestown settlement changed the first few years after it was founded. They take a virtual field trip of Jamestown, read primary source documents, discuss census information, and write a summary of changes in Jamestown.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 24 Views 99 Downloads
How the Iroquois wars impacted the people of Wisconsin
Young scholars examine how relocation affected competition for resources They analyze a map to see population patterns and examine how previous events affected the location of current populations. They explore how the Iroquois were able to effectively attack
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
What?s in a Picture? an Introduction To Subject in the Visual Art
Young scholars identify clues that tell them about where, when, who and what they are seeing in art images. They work, step by step, through the layers of meaning, delving more deeply into these layers with each work as they progress through the lesson.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 45 Downloads
Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. Constitution
High schoolers use the Internet to read a brief description of Magna Carta (link provided). They "walk through" the document with the teacher, identifying four major themes. Students read and discuss "The Rhetoric of Rights: Americans are 'Englishmen' and Englishmen Have Constitutional Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 142 Downloads
Home, Sweet, Home!
Learners investigate the local history and architecture of their community. They draw maps, conduct Internet research, discuss varied architectural designs, take a walking tour of their town and work in teams to record their community's history.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 23 Downloads
Help develop graphing skills in your young learners.. They create a picture graph, represent 1:1 correspondence, represent same and different, and draw conclusions. They write an experience story about the conclusions drawn from the graph. They cut pictures from magazines or newspapers of homes like theirs or houses they like and categorize by type of structure.
K - 2nd Language Arts 10 Views 82 Downloads
Atomic theory as a philosophical study was explored even by the Ancient Greeks. The knowledge of atoms was developed in the 17th century. This PowerPoint explains how by the 1940's, splitting of the atom was discovered and since then, Nuclear Fission has been explored as a source of energy.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads