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Students consider criteria for art and explore three works of art that challenge their definitions. In this art analysis lesson, students consider their definitions of art and how Dada and Surrealist artists challenged the conventions. Students explore the Readymades and photograms. Students research a work of controversial art and make a photogram.
Students examine different types of masks from various cultures. Using the masks, they identify the use of design elements in them. They create their own paper mask using the elements and share them with the class. After viewing a video, they discuss the meaning of the mask in other cultures.
Young writers use literature to study the conventions and usage of sentence structures. They produce both oral and written narratives that demonstrate proper sentence structure in this unit. Adapt the lessons to meet the needs of younger or older classes by substituting different prose pieces.
Stock market vocabulary 101! You'll find all the terms you'll ever need to teach or prepare your class for learning about the stock market. The slide show is split into four sections: indicators for investors, buying and selling stocks, stock market terminology, and investing in common stocks. Each section includes clear definitions of related economic terms and concepts. A great way to start a unit about stocks!
Seven major abstract art movements are analyzed by learners in groups. Each group analyzes various works by determining which work belongs to which movement. They then read Flatland, engage in an art and literary analysis discussion, then write a paper on what they've learned in class.
The Protestant Reformation didn't just happen, it happened for a reason. Discover the causes and effects of this world-altering event. Slides are rich with bulleted text and images. Each is easy to follow and will provide great lecture notes. Religion and politics during the 1500s, is comprehensively covered.