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What Have the Romans Done for Us?
In this world history worksheet, students use the information about Roman art, language, architecture, and literature along with further research to create a posters explaining what the Romans have done for us.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 155 Downloads
Distorting Madonna in Medieval Art
Why was the prominent figure of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in medieval paintings commonly painted out of proportion? Discover the deep religious roots connected to European medieval art beginning in the sixth century. This video offers a brief, yet fascinating, look into the draw of Christianity at the fall of Rome, and the consequential transition away from a focus on physical beauty toward a more permanent, metaphysical beauty.
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
All Roads Lead to Rome
High schoolers compare and contrast two great civilizations that took very different paths. They examine what may have happened had the Romans continued to persecute the Christians and how such a great civilization could eventually fall.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Roman Art, Architecture, and Engineering
There is no better tool to help you explain art or architecture than an image-filled slide show. Classic Greek art, architecture, and engineering are all described with excellent visual examples and text which defines each form by its characteristics.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art
Students examine literary arts. In this Greek mythology lessons, students read Greek myths and select characters from the myths to study. Students create watercolor illustrations of the characters, write short stories about the characters, and then compare and contrast archetypes.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 179 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
What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 59 Views 211 Downloads
Passport To the Past: A Tour of the Ancient, European and Asian Collections
Students study fourteen images of paintings from the Memorial Art Gallery's tour of culture. They study the paintings for artifacts from other cultures and periods of history.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Who's Who in Roman History
Students, in groups, produce a classroom documentary about important historical figures from the Roman Empire. They create posters to be part of a classroom timeline showing when each of these people lived and their impact on the empire.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 150 Downloads
The Alphabet is Historic: The Roman Alphabet is our Alphabet
Students show that the Greeks, Phoenicians and Romans lived in the Mediterranean area. They give reasons why the alphabet was important for the Romans. and say that the Romans developed the alphabet they are learning in school.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students analyze a sarcophagus art and create a similar piece of art. For this sarcophagus art lesson, students investigate possible meanings of the Season Sarcophagus and create a work of art that is similar to the subject or meaning of the art.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Opera and Poetry
Sixth graders examine the basic elements of an opera in a three part lesson. Part one includes listening to opera excerpts and analyzing the excerpts in writing; part 2 includes recognizing the elements of a quatrain, identifying and creating rhyme schemes, and writing their own quatrains based on Greek or Roman myths.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 43 Downloads
Greek Story Vases
There are so many ways to tell a story! Develop visual storytelling skills while facilitating an understanding of Greek art and culture. Learners design Greek style images to tell a story through art. They add their designs to Styrofoam cups using oil pastes.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 19 Downloads
Relief Sculpture in Two Parts
Students discuss relief sculptures and examine many examples of Roman urns with relief sculptures. They consider the information these urns give us about Roman culture and then use drywall to design and create their own relief sculpture pieces.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Archaeology Inventory Project
What can be learned from ancient art and artifacts? In the second of a series of lessons devoted to the history of Afghanistan, class members assume the role of archaeologists and investigate art found along the Silk Road. They observe, describe, and form hypotheses on the function of different pieces.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Roman Empire
Sixth graders locate where the Roman Empire was and what is there now. In this Roman Empire lesson, 6th graders become familiar with the myth of Romulus and Remus. Students gather information about the government of the Roman Empire through video and research sites.
6th Social Studies & History 36 Views 137 Downloads