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Students analyze the needlework art by Lucina Hudson and complete related context and discussion activities. In this art analysis instructional activity, students use the careful looking questions, discussion questions, and context questions to help them analyze the art.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Social Studies: A History of Fiber Art
Students examine the needlework of Ida McKinley as an introduction to methods of recording history. Following discussions and demonstrations, they visit provided Websites to observe examples of ways history has been preserved. Finally, students create a mural depicting the history of fiber art.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What Does It All Mean?
Young scholars investigate the symbolism and meaning of samplers in American history. For this American history and sampler lesson, students examine pictures of original samplers and look at lists of the symbolism included in them. They connect the meanings of the samplers with American history.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 21 Downloads
Magic Squares: Romeo and Juliet
Explore new words in Romeo and Juliet by using this magic squares activity. Your class reviews 16 words including immoderately, culled, and crochet. Then, after they complete the chart, they add up all of the columns and rows. If they solved the puzzle correctly, the total will be the same for all columns and rows!
7th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 121 Downloads
The Active Learner: "Dia's Story Cloth" Literature Guide
Students discuss pre-reading focus questions and complete a KWL chart. In this language arts instructional activity, students mark passages or words they are unsure of with post-it notes to discuss later and answer comprehension questions after reading.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
A Sample of What?
Students are introduced to the connection between women and the textile industry. Using primary source documents, they complete a handout on how gender roles have changed over the years. They examine a sampler which is connected to the main document and use art supplies to cross stitch their names.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Invite your Latin language learners to become experts on a specific aspect of Greek or Roman culture. After choosing and proposing a narrowed-down topic, individuals research their topic and make a product to show the class (presentation, model, char, sculpture, etc.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Characters Changing Over Time (Chapter 10: "Las Papas/Potatos")
Engage further in Esperanza Rising with a focus on close reading and metaphor. Class members zero in on the tenth chapter, examining characters and big ideas. Pupils discuss the text in small groups and as a whole class, and participate in a give-one-get-one activity, using their sticky notes to mark pieces of evidence that they want to share.
5th - 7th Language Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Voices of the American Revolution - Primary Documents
Students use primary documents to examine the attitudes and positions of several factions leading up to the American Revolutionary War. They read documents, debate differing perspectives and write an essay exploring the reasons for revolt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 89 Downloads
Grown-ups at Play
Young scholars realize that adults entertain themselves at work and in their private lives and that much of adult play, like children's play, is part of adults' folklife and that they play in various folk groups. They consider the elite, popular, and folk culture elements of adult play and recreation.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Louisiana Crafts and Domestic Arts
Discuss with the class the reasons for identifying and defining the term material culture as refering to a vast array of objects and activities that people make and do traditionally. Your class can identify diverse crafts and decorative arts that are made and practiced indoors and outdoors throughout the seasonal round all across the state, Students also identify traditional Louisiana crafts of the past and present through research.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
PERCEIVINGT A CULTURE THROUGH ITS LITERATURE
Young scholarsexamine cultural values in literature, identify the cultural assumptions, prejudices, and purposes of authors and translators, use historical perspective to determine if the values and lifestyle depicted apply to contemporary society.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 30 Downloads
Voices of the American Revolution
Investigate various perspectives regarding resistance that contributed to the American Revolution. They read and analyze primary source documents, complete worksheets, conduct research, and write and present an essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 76 Downloads
Students identify and examine domestic work, skills, and crafts, they find various arenas of traditional learning in their homes and daily lives. They identify experts at home and in their region whose skills contribute to building family life and community.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Rosie the Riveter
Students identify and interpret the power of symbols. Then they research and identify what type of information that they can locate at the Library of Congress website and list what they learned from it in the time allotted. Students also locate individuals who were alive during World War II and bring them to class to be interviewed by the class about their experiences and memories of that time.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 20 Downloads