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The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
Young scholars examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In groups, they discuss the conditions of Harlem that made it possible for the Harlem Renaissance to occur.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 155 Downloads
Pieter Bruegel the Elder Northern Renaissance
Take a quick trip through the art that defined the Northern Renaissance. Focused on the art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, this presentation shows his work and analyzes it in terms of social and historical context. Tip: This would be a good resource to use at an independent work station.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Italian Renaissance Art
Pictures are worth a thousand words, especially when you can analyze them in a historical and cultural context. Check out some of the major art and artists that defined the Italian Renaissance. Here are several images that exemplify characteristics of Renaissance art.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 22 Downloads
Interpreting Works of Art:The Compare and Contrast Method
Through analyzing two Renaissance works of art, have your class describe elements and principles, subject matter, history and medium. They use a compare and contrast strategy to interpret the meaning of the works of art. This is a motivating way to explore these topics.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 41 Views 145 Downloads
Investigating the Harlem Renaissance
The work of Langston Hughes opens the door to research into the origin and legacy of the Harlem Renaissance and how the literature of the period can be viewed as a commentary on race relations in America. In addition, groups are assigned one critical approach to use to analyze Hughes’ play, Mulatto: A Play of the Deep South.
11th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 212 Downloads
What is Art?
Students become familiar with the art and architecture and history of the Chicago World's Fair. In this public arts project lesson plan, students compare and contrast fine art and public art through a study of the exhibits at the Chicago World's Fair.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 92 Downloads
Northern Renaissance Art
The 15th and 16th centuries marked one of the most interesting periods in European art history. The deep symbolism, allegory, rich imagery, and iconography can be found in this extensive and well-organized slideshow. From El Greco to Bosch, Durer to Grunwald, this presentation has it all!
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
What is Conceptual Art?
Research, art history, and web page creation! Sounds too good to be true. With tons of links and resources, the lesson provides you with everything needed to engage the class in an amazing art and research activity. They create an art history timeline, research a conceptual artist, then create a website to display the research they've gathered.
6th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads
Renaissance and Reformation Test Preparation
This multiple-choice assessment on the Renaissance and Reformation reviews topics from humanism and the protests of Martin Luther to Italian city-states. While this is a traditional assessment designed by a textbook publisher, you can use some of these questions as part of a general review or as an opportunity to practice test-taking strategies.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 47 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Piecin' It Together
Learners examine the art of marquetry. For this Renaissance art lesson, students view the marquetry on the "Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet." Learners then create a piece of art, demonstrating marquetry skills. Students place triangular pieces of paper next to each other to design a picture.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
A Renaissance of Jazz and Poetry
Students explore, analyze, study and read a variety of poems and listen to jazz that have their roots in the Harlem Renaissance. They then discuss the similarities and differences of themes in the works of different poets and composers.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 51 Downloads
Visual Arts Sculpture, wood art,
Explore the development of wood art. In this art history lesson, students study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's purpose for the work of art and support their answer with reasonable personal opinions.
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 145 Downloads
Eye-Popping Op Art
Students examine and discuss work of Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely, recognize visual components of Op Art, compare traditional Renaissance perspective with Op Art's illusion of three-dimensional space, and create original painting that creates illusion of three dimensions.
K - 12th Math 24 Views 48 Downloads
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 88 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Renaissance and Reformation Chapter Test
This is a traditional textbook chapter test on the Renaissance and Reformation, complete with eight multiple choice questions, six fill-in-the-blank, and a 10-question matching section identifying key individuals and terms from the period. There is also a brief analysis section on a map illustrating the spread of Protestantism across Europe.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 23 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
All About The Attributes
Learners investigate Zenale's painting Madonna and Child. In this art attributes lesson plan, students study the elements of the Madonna and Child painting and understand its meaning to the Catholic faith. Learners then create a painting that represents their class.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 22 Downloads
Texture Hunts and More: Madonna and Child with Saints
Students investigate different painting techniques by studying classic works of art. In this art history lesson, students observe the famous Madonna and Child with Saints painting and describe the texture and images they notice. Students create their own texture collage using fabrics and materials brought by the teacher.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 7 Views 11 Downloads
All About the Attributes
Young scholars look for visual attributes in art. In this art history lesson, students look at different visual attributes and guess at the character they represent. They look at the painting Madonna and Child with Saints by Bernardo Zenale and find the visual attributes he created.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads