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Students begin the lesson plan by drawing figures doing different activities. As a class, they view artwork on Greek vases and discover how the political situations affect the drawings on the vases. They draw their own scene to place on a vase and review the impact of positive and negative space.
These four lesson plans build algebra skills for working with numbers in exponential form and for examining triangles. Be aware that in the text, scientific notation is referred to as index notation and the laws of exponents as the laws of indices. Learners perform operations with numbers in this format, investigate graphs of given equations, use scientific calculators to evaluate expressions, and then calculate the angles and sides of congruent or similar triangles.
Henry David Thoreau and Linda Ronstadt? Ann Tyler and Pete Townshend? Joyce Carol Oates and Pearl Jam? This richly detailed plan pairs classic literature with contemporary music and asks learners to analyze how the theme of conformity is developed in different mediums. Suggest parings and discussion questions are included.
Fifth graders study repeated lines and colors as they create lines of symmetry. In this math and visual arts lesson plan, 5th graders examine works of art by Michael Gregory and Martin Puryear to look for colors, lines, and shapes. They use a variety of color palettes in the polygons they draw with water soluble pencils as they show reflection in their artwork.
Learners apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints for teachers to teach math better.
For this transformations worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 27 various types of problems that include similar figures and justifying answers. First, they dilate the shape shown using a zoom factor from the origin. Then, students solve for the unknown variable in each similar figure. They also find the perimeter and area of the shaded region of the figure.
Young scholars engage in a lesson which brings together the students' knowledge of engineering and airplanes and the creation of a glider model to determine how each modification affects the flight. The young scholars use a design procedure whereby one variable is changed and all the others are kept constant. Each group has a test flight to see which design flie the best.
Art and history go hand-in-hand as youngsters explore Mughal miniature painting. They start by discussing the natural materials used in India in the 15th century to create painting pigments. Then they experiment as they design and create miniature works of art similar to those of long ago. Some fantastic example images, great web links, and a list of natural painting materials are included.
The art activities found here have learners take a critical look at the role of women in the domestic setting. They analyze Berthe Morisot's The Cradle through a guided discussion. Then they paint men and women in traditional domestic roles. Tip: Extend the discussion to included how roles have changed over the years, and then have them paint domestic life as it was in the 1800s and how it is now.