Students 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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Greece and Rome Architecture Reflected in Federal Buildings Thinking Routine
Compare ancient and modern architecture by asking your historians to view photographs or slides of Roman and Greek architecture. They will complete a 3 circle Venn diagram labeled "Ancient Greece," "Rome," and "Modern Day United States,"...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Greek Architecture in Washington DC
Third graders examine Greek architecture in Washington, DC. In this Greek architecture activity, 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
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
It's Not Conjecture, Look! It's Architecture!
Students examine how architecture reflects historical time periods. They conduct research on the History Detectives website, complete a fact sheet, sequence photographs of different architectural styles, and create an illustration of a...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts