Michelangelo Art

2nd - 6th
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Students research the artist Michelangelo. For this visual arts lesson, students review the work of Michelangelo, specifically the Sistine Chapel, and simulate the experience by creating a piece of art on paper under their desk.

Resource Details

Instructional Design
Project-Based Learning
Duration
1 hr

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