Jean-Jacques Rousseau Teacher Resources
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Henri Rousseau Fantasy Jungle
Students discuss life and artistic style of Henri Rousseau, recognize and identify foreground, mid- ground and background, create a stylized drawing using simple shapes, and combine oil pastels to create value and depth.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Henri Rousseau Fantasy Jungle
Students discuss the life and artistic style of Henri Rousseau, identify traits of artistic perspective, and create paintings using simple shapes and oil pastels in this 4th through 6th grade Art Lesson. Resource links are included with the lesson.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Exploring the Jungles of Rousseau
Learners explore the masterworks of Henri Rousseau and accurately interpret masterworks of Rousseau. Students effectively demonstrate visually and orally an understanding of the content of masterworks of Rousseau and thoughtfully reflect upon their learning.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau
Here is a great secondary source reading that includes the primary ideas and philosophies of the famed Enlightenment philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In additional to discussing major events in each of these philosophers' lives, the handout summarizes their primary arguments regarding the role of government and the rights of individuals.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 87 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Four Enlightenment Thinkers
High schoolers examine lives, philosophies, and political beliefs of four Enlightenment Thinkers: Baron de Montesquieu, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Hobbes, and John Locke. Students then work with partner to write short speech from perspective of one of the philosophers.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 81 Views 419 Downloads
Animals in Art
Sixth graders research Haititian art and the art of Henri Rousseau on the Internet and view videos. Then they created their own drawings of animals, plants, and biomes using markers. Finally, they complete a writing assignment about their drawings.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
Locke, Rousseau, the "State of Nature," and the Social Compact
In this Enlightenment worksheet, learners read a paragraph and visit the noted Web sites to find the information to respond to 10 short answer questions about the philosophy and philosophers of the era.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 60 Downloads
Quotes by Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire
In Enlightenment quotations study guide worksheet, students read quotations and identify the speakers as Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Peter the Great, Copernicus, Louis XIV, Galileo, Harvey, Kepler , Frederick the Great, or Voltaire.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 108 Downloads
Reading Comprehension Quiz: Jean Jacques Rousseau
Assess your class's reading comprehension with this short reading quiz. A paragraph about Jean Jacques Rousseau and his contributions to the Enlightenment provides different types of context clues, which readers can use to answer the four following questions.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Tiger in a Tropical Storm by Henri Rousseau
Tiger in a Tropical Storm by Henri Rousseau can be analyzed by your second grade class. They'll learn about the artist Henri Rousseau and then use six excellent questions to better understand the painting. Ten related activity suggestions are included to actively engage your young art history enthusiasts.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 9 Downloads
Stained Glass Rousseau Jungles
Students research the artist known as Henri Rousseau. They demonstrate their creativity and imagination by embellishing backyard flowers to make them appear similar to that of a jungle. Finally, students blend colors to give their works interest and life.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Pros and Cons: A Childcare Debate
Students research prevailing attitudes and Rousseau's position on child rearing in the 18th century. They consider attitudes toward motherhood and childcare in our own culture through interviews with peers and family members.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Lesson 10: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories
Ninth graders examine political theories. In this European history lesson, 9th graders research the work of philosophers Locke, Voltaire, Montesqueiu, and Rousseau. Students create PowerPoint presentations based on their findings.
9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 25 Downloads
Unit 12: Enlightenment and French Revolution
In this Enlightenment lesson, students respond to 34 short answer questions about John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Baron de Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, Denis Diderot, and Mary Wollstonecraft.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 248 Downloads