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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
Survey of the Louisiana Purchase in 1815
Learners explore the survey of the Louisiana Purchase by creating their own surveying and mapping techniques such as natural maps, pace maps, and orienting. Other students then try to follow the maps.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 119 Downloads
History of English
Did you know that in Japan you can drink "Poccari Sweat"? Ever heard of "Intervocalic fricatives become contrastive?" Sure. All this and more in a presentation that traces the history of English before England, in England including Old English, Middle English, Modern English, and English as a world language.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 11 Views 18 Downloads
Mid-19c European Nationalism
An extensive review of European dynamics in the mid-to-late 19th century, this presentation clearly outlines the steps taken to unify Italy as well as Germany, and all the implications and effects therein. The slides set a strong context for viewers as they work their way into the tumult of 20th century Europe.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 59 Downloads
Historical Population Changes in the US
Students conduct research on historical population changes in the U.S. They conduct Internet research on the Historical Census Data Browser, create a bar graph and data table using a spreadsheet program, and display and interpret their graphs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
During the early part of the 20th century, Africa was considered a continent to be taken and tamed. Read about each of the European countries that scrambled for colonial possession of Africa. Slide are broken into mapped images showing which country colonized which part of Africa along with a description of how each country planned to claim their territory.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Sustainability and the Recycling of Words
Recycling and green living isn't just for the environment anymore. Studying the use of metaphors and metonymies, especially in reference to environmental sustainability, this presentation provides viewers with plenty of food for thought. It could be used in a semantics class, language arts lecture, or in an environmental or earth science course.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
A Differentiated Way through Think Dots
Young scholars examine reasons that led people to explore, identify "West" as defined following Revolutionary War, explain importance of finding natural resources, develop time line of dates and events leading up to Lewis and Clark Expedition, and create resource maps.
5th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Ship of the Line
Young scholars discover boats by researching 18th century ships. In this Naval history lesson, students identify and describe the different components of an 18th century naval ship after researching information on the Internet. Young scholars complete a Naval Ship worksheet and practice using discovery vocabulary terms.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Immigrating to America
Students study the American immigration experience. In this Ellis Island lesson, students research primary documents from the immigration station, take a tour of the station, and then prepare and perform dramatic presentations based on the immigrant experience.
8th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 183 Downloads
Tempera Resist Painting in the Fauve Style
Eighth graders investigate the history of the early 20 th- century art movement called Fauvism. They observe and discuss the art of Fauve artists such as Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, Andre Derain and Marice de Vlaminck as inspiration for color and composition.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Pupils explore Chinese life during the Cultural Revolution. They read and discuss a brief historical essay on 20th century China as well as viewing a fictionalized film account of the time period titled, "To Live". They write a review of the film and create propaganda posters based on the film.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
New Review Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw reading activity on such topics as Navajo code talkers and discrimination against Native Americans during the war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members explore these questions and craft an essay that presents their reflections.
8th - 12th Language Arts 52 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Frontline Muslims: Overview of Muslim History and the Spread of Islam from the 7th to the 21st century
Young scholars gain insight into how and when Islam was spread to various regions from the 7th century to today. They are able to identify and asses the importance of cultural and political factors in the spread of Islam and the effect it has on the global society today.
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 23 Views 138 Downloads
In the Footprints of Lewis and Clark: 19th Century Artists -- Depictions of Native Americans
Eighth graders read excerpts of "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose. As a class, they view slides of artwork from the time period of westward expansion and Native Americans, write their reactions and share them with the class. To end the lesson, they create their own artwork on how they view the Native Americans during this time period.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 25 Downloads
Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History #33. Though he presents information quickly, Green also extensively dissects these broad economic concepts, highlighting key personalities in their development, terms such as industrial and mercantilism capitalism, as well as class struggle and communism.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Louisiana and Canada: Understanding Acadian Cultural connections
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography lesson, 9th graders research the migration of Acadian to Louisiana and how that influenced the culture. Students analyze a list of cultural and physical characteristics of Canada and find those present in Louisiana.
9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
March First Independence Movement
Students study the pro-independence movement of 1919 in Korea. For this Korean history lesson, students investigate the implications of Japanese occupation of Korea and create posters that feature the essence of the Korean pro-independence movement of 1919.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download