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Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to pieces painted by Kehinde Wiley's modern representations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 35 Downloads
New Review The French Revolution Differentiated Project List
Here is a great list of project ideas on the French Revolution that is designed so that your class members can pick and choose which ones they are most interested in, while also gaining a comprehensive review of the event.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The French Revolution
Starting with a quote by Charles Dickens from A Tale of Two Cities, the slides featured in this presentation go into thorough detail about the French Revolution. It includes portraits of key historical figures, maps, and demographic details about pre-revolutionary France.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 40 Views 104 Downloads
The French Revolution
Learners examine the causes and the results of the French Revolution. They study the role of the French monarchy (specifically Marie-Antoinette) and the role of the people (le Tiers-Etat) immediately before and during the French Revolution.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 13 Downloads
Writing Exercise: The French Revolution
A great cross-curricular activity pairs the French Revolution with a writing exercise. Have your class consider the economic causes of the French Revolution, the feudal class system, and Napoleon Bonaparte as a bridge between democracy and monarchy.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 15 Views 100 Downloads
A Dream Of Classic Perfection
Students examine primary sources in order to draw conclusions about the influence of Greek classical art and philosophy on the French Revolution. They compare the goals of the French Revolution to those of Neoclassical artists.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 29 Downloads
A Dream of Classic Perfection
Students look at how Greek classical art and philosophy influenced the French Revolution. In this French Revolution lesson, students use primary sources, Neoclassical art, to look at how they show what society was like during this time period.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
KWHL Strategy for A Tale of Two Cities
Students activate prior knowledge about French and English history. In this historical fiction literacy lesson, students list information they know about the French Revolution and the history of England. Students contribute ideas to complete the first column of a KWHL chart for A Tale of Two Cities, then discuss what they want to know with a partner.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 49 Downloads
A Dream of Class Perfection
Students discover the influence of Greek classical art and philosophy on the French Revolution. In this art lesson, students analyze a Neoclassical artist and write an essay in which they discuss how the style contributes to the understanding of the work.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Age of Revolution
Students study the concept of Revolution from several different angles including the Russian Revolution, the French Revolution and the Cultural Revolution. They participate in a series of games, readings and concept mapping to relate the essence of revolution from these particular examples.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 139 Downloads
Looking at French Decorative Arts
Students research the history of trade in porcelain wares from Asia and the quest to re-create true hard-paste porcelain in Europe and art in French society. In this French art lesson, students research and discuss the possible effects of the quest for the production and consumption of luxury goods in France.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Art and Power
Students study the complex relationships between art, artists, and the political establishment in the 19th and 20th centuries. For this art and history lesson, students study various photos, paintings, and sculptures and learn about the ideals they represented.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Marie Antoinette: The Tragic Queen
Students view a documentary on Marie Antoinette, who became a symbol of the reviled monarchy. After viewing, students discuss what they saw then create a family line of Marie Antoinette. They compare maps of Europe from her time to ours.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 39 Downloads
Art in the Muslim World
Young scholars explore the basic elements of Islamic art and create their own artistic calligraphy. For this Islamic art lesson, students discuss calligraphy and watch a video about Islamic art. Young scholars complete a response sheet for the video and an online text for the topic.
6th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 29 Downloads
Taking It to the Streets
Students read about a protest in France, led by students against the government's labor laws targeting youth. They research student-led protests over the past 50 years and role-play student protesters, reporters, and government officials.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads