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The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Upper graders view the animated short, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" and analyze how the music score was chosen to express the scene. They create an animation as they listen to a classical recording to experience the connection between music and descriptive imagery.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Ancient History: The Importance of Logistics in Greek & Roman Armies
Before one can understand the military tactics practiced throughout history, he needs to become familiarized with tactics practiced in the ancient past. Learners take a critical look at the military logistics used by Alexander the Great as he conquered Asia Minor and India, and how Scipio Africanus took New Carthage from Hannibal.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
MUSICAL ELEMENTS OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Students demonstrate knowledge of musical instruments and the families of the orchestra. They acknowledge different voice types found in opera. Students interpret emotional expressions through listening. They compose sounds to express emotions.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative. Both you and your students can enjoy looking at the colorful pictures, detailed maps, and lists of facts about such famous explorers as Ferdinand Magellan.
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History
New Review Baroque and Rococo Art
A massive 217-slide PowerPoint introduces AP Art History and Humanities classes to Italian, French, Spanish, Flemish, and Dutch Baroque and Rococo art and architecture. Evocative and dramatic, the collection of images would appeal to anyone interested in these movements.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
In order to review language skills, students in both upper elementary and higher grades can benefit from this activity providing an exploration of information related to Europe. This 12 question activity provides a reading passage, comprehension questions, and a multiple choice vocabulary quiz.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Lesson: Modern Day "Royalty"
The life-sized statue of St. Ferdinand, King of Spain represents royalty as it was seen in the past. Learners explore who is considered royalty in modern times and compare them to royalty of the past. They make a collage representing personal views of royalty and compose an essay that describes how single ideas can be expressed in different ways.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Fit for a Queen or King
Students identify and critique a classic sculpture from Mexico. In this art analysis lesson, students observe the St. Ferdinand statue from Mexico while identifying artistic features that might represent royalty. Students investigate a piece of art from outside of class and explain its meaning to the other students.
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Critical Thinking About the Arrival Of Columbus
Learners look at the journey of Columbus from different point of view. In this Columbus instructional activity, students complete 4 different lessons. They include point of view, role-playing, opposing viewpoints, stereotypes and racism.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Human Settlement Patterns: Rethinking Columbus
Students discover the true history of the United States by examining Christopher Columbus. In this U.S. History lesson, students investigate the true history of Christopher Columbus' travels and discuss the actual first inhabitants of the United States.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Fill-In l Remembering Dick Clark
Your scholars may have an idea of who Dick Clark is, but do they understand the role he has played in American history for over 50 years? Give learners some practice with media literacy as they read an article about Clark's life and fill in blanks for a cloze activity.
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Romantic Period in Music, Art, and Literature
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature created during the Romantic Age.
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Solar Thermal Power Station
A forty story tower collects the sun's rays from a series of 600 mirrors and converts them into usable energy for the city of Seville, Spain. The video quality is poor, but the technology is amazing, making this worthwhile to show when teaching about alternative forms of energy.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Students explore the art of the opera. They listen to examples of opera and conduct research to find out more about the opera world. Then they develop advertisements that focus on aspects that might interest young people about opera and inspire them to experience specific operas.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Arabic Architecture in Spain
Students examine Arabic architecture in Spain. They explore the principles and teachings of Islam and campare them with Catholicism. Students examine paintings and maps to understand different things about the Arab culture. Also, students will explore the Internet to learn more.
9th - 12th Languages