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Students analyze the needlework art by Lucina Hudson and complete related context and discussion activities. In this art analysis lesson, 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
What Does It All Mean?
Students 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 7 Views 22 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 10 Views 122 Downloads
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 5 Downloads
A Sample of What?
Young scholars 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 4 Downloads
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 32 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Active Learner: "Dia's Story Cloth" Literature Guide
Students discuss pre-reading focus questions and complete a KWL chart. In this language arts lesson plan, 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
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
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 45 Views 88 Downloads
Alaska Native Ways of Knowing
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature. Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their own lives.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 30 Downloads
What was School Like 100 Years Ago?
Focussing on the Edwardian Era culture, young scholars view photographs of students at school in the past and compare and contrast them to their school now. Young scholars describe the differences in dress, classrooms, and classes. This could start a social studies lesson in cultural developments, or on a comparison and contrast study.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 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 5 Views 3 Downloads
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 25 Views 93 Downloads
Women at the Crossroads
High schoolers examine the evolution of women's rights in Korea. In this Korean history lesson, students read 5 articles pertaining to women's lives under the Silla, Koryo, and Choson kingdoms. The articles also make reference to Japanese rule of Korean women as well as the modern era.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Grown-ups at Play
Students 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