Young scholars view examples of architecture from throughout history. They design and draw homes, pyramids, temples and castles incorporating such elements as arches, columns and domes.
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Homes of the World: Ceramic Lesson
Kids consider the various dwellings humans inhabit all over the world. They choose a home from anywhere in the world. Then they research the type of materials, designs, and structures need to build that type of home. The project ends...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. While this unit is written with Portland, Oregon in mind, teachers can adapt for any geographic...
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Artists, Architects, and Architecture
The study of art and architecture are the focus of this series of lessons. The images of Robert Harris are used in the lessons as examples for youngsters to looks at. A study of architecture in different time periods ensues, then...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Architectural Design: The Vietnam Memorial
Fifth graders explore world history by analyzing the Vietnam Memorial design. In this architectural lesson, 5th graders identify the purpose of the Vietnam Memorial, what it looks like and who created the design for it. Students create...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Greek Architecture in Washington DC
Third graders examine Greek architecture in Washington, DC. In this Greek architecture lesson, 3rd graders view pictures from the Library of Congress and Google images. Students note the characteristics of the style find examples of it...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Opening Lesson Architecture
Learners consider the impact of architecture around the world. In this introductory architecture lesson plan, students view a sideshow of historic structures and create their own architectural structures using the listed art supplies. ...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts