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Picturing History: John Singleton Copley and British Portraiture

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students observe and compare 18th century British portraits with those made by John Singleton Copley. By conducting research they explore the cultural climate of the portraits in order to write a historically accurate story.
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Patriots and Loyalists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine portraits by John Singleton Copley and discuss how the subject's appearance communicates important information about his or her life. They write a diary entry from the point of view of a portrait subject.
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John Singleton Copley's art

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students illustrate a story after researching John Singleton Copley's paintings. In this John Singleton Copley lesson plan, students read the background of some of his paintings and then illustrate their own story and create a flip book...
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Artists in Colonial America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit the Memorial Art Gallery's exhibit, "About Face: Copley's Portrait of a Colonial Silversmith." They complete a worksheet based on the career of John SIngleton Copley as a colonial American artist. They experience the role...
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How Lessons from the Past Can Inspire New Art

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the history of art by researching art training. In this Renaissance lesson, students identify the Royal Academy of Arts, its history, and the role it played in the formation of American artists. Students attend a...
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Colonial Portraits

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine artwork by John Singleton Copley depicting the Colonial Period. They use the Internet, reference books and museums to research the time period. They share their impressions and observations with the class about the artwork.
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Colonial Trades and Apprenticeships

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine and analyze culturally significant objects from colonial Boston. They construct a story around the life and work of Nathaniel Hurd from a list of keywords excerpted from a passage about Nathaniel Hurd. In addition,...
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The Figure of Paul Revere. Romanticizing Colonial American History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare paintings to make conclusions about American History in the Revolutionary War time period. Students share opinions concerning visual art. Other artwork can be used to entice inquiry as needed.
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Portraits as Keys to History: Nathaniel Hurd, portraiture, identity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners view portraits of Nathanial Hurd. They complete a worksheet and identify differences between the portraits. This lesson finishes with a visit to the "About Face" exhibit in the Memorial Art Gallery.
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Identity of Women in Portraiture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students look at portraits to learn history. Making connections is done with the identification of details found in the portraits. The gallery depicts the historical times of the Revolutionary War in Colonial America.
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Paul Revere and Point of View

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners analyze the engraving of Paul Revere to make a judgment about the time period of the Boston Massacre. The objective is that one creates an account of the event from the perspective of a British soldier.
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Colonial Identity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research and discuss the origins of the American colonies and explore how colonists were still influenced by English culture. As a follow-up project, students produce a portrait of an individual.
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The Changing Experience of Colonial Childhood

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research how childhood was depicted in art in the 17th through 19th centuries. In groups, they research pieces of art and write a paper explaining how the portrayal of students in art changed at the end of the 18th century.
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Defining the Images of African American Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the institution of slavery through analyzing several artist's perceptions and representations. Students develop their own illustration of slavery.
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Early American Portraits: a Strategy for Learning About Artists and Their Works

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students study artworks from several different artists. They compare and contrast these works and examine the historical background of the artist and his or her times. They develop the capacity to think critically and communicate their...

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