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8 resources with the keyterm gargoyles

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Clay Gargoyles and Grotesques

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Grotesques or gargoyles are wonderful subjects for stories or art projects. Here is a simple "how to" for creating a instructional activity about sculpting clay gargoyles. Tip: Have learners research gargoyles throughout history.
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Where the Wild Things Are

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the role of gargoyles in New York City architecture as a starting point to considering architectural structures in their city. They create designs that illustrate ways in which those local structures may be enhanced by...
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For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students design gargoyles modeled after the ones seen on Gothic cathedrals. They research the function and significance of gargoyles.
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Fantasy Faces: Gargoyles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create gargoyles out of paper mache. Instructions for making paper mache pulp are included.
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Gargoyles: Ceramics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study the symbolism and significance of Gargoyles throughout the Gothic era, and then make one. Kids visit three different websites to learn about these goolish protectors, then hone their sculpting skills while making one. They make...
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Bestiarity and Gargoyles

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete an art project. In this gargoyles lesson, students learn about gargoyles and other medieval architecture features and discuss their purposes. Students create their own monsters using an etching technique. This lesson...
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Clay Gargoyles

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners observe Gargoyles and listen to an explanation of their place in art history. They create gargoyles with clay and paint with stone finish.
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Holy Gargoyles!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create their own gargoyles. In this gargoyle lesson plan, students discover the history behind this mythical creature and new vocabulary words that go with it. They create a gargoyle from clay by looking at examples of real ones.