Jean-Jacques Rousseau Teacher Resources

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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. 
Learners 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.
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.
Students 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.
Students 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.
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.
Students work together to create a landscape painting. Using the musical "The Lion King", they must relate the painting to it and use while an adaptation is being performed at the school. Using the internet, they also review images from Henry Rousseau.
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Discourse on Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 35 multiple choice questions about Discourse on Inequality by Rousseau. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Second graders create depictions of a monkey in its' natural habitat. Emphasis is placed on the artwork of Henri Rousseau and techniques of landscape and design. State standards are addressed in this lesson.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions about Rousseau's The Social Contract. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
In this Enlightenment worksheet, students 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.
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.
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.
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. A short answer key is available as well.
Whether you are an art teacher or a teacher looking for a great project to finish off a unit on the rainforest, this lesson is for you. Here are some great teaching tips and instructional practices that can help you and your class create a huge rainforest mural. The kids will discuss art, the rainforest, endangered species, and the effects of hurting the rainforest as they prepare to paint a collaborative work of art.
Wow! Instead of jumping into a list of characteristics that Romantic literature typically abides by, this presentation starts by discussing the etymology and evolution of the word romance. After five slides of history, the viewers start focusing on the specific characteristics of Romantic literature. Exoticism, mysticism, and neoclassicism are also introduced. 
Students identify and describe characteristics of civic virtue. Following a class discussion, they create their own definitions of civic virtue. They write essays based on their own definitions and formulate conclusions on the state of civic virtue in the United States. They support their conclusions weith at least two examples.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about The Social Contract by Rosseau. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
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.

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