Students consider how other countries and cultures influence furniture and home furnishings. They create a design plan for a particular room using the influences of a particular country.
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Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Story of an Hour
Kate Chopin's oft anthologized "Story of an Hour" offers readers an opportunity to practice close reading skills and to use specific evidence from a text to support an analysis. The story also opens the discussion of a writer's use of...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mary Cassatt: Impressionist Connection
Students read information about Mary Cassatt and study examples of her Impressionist art. In this art history lesson, students read about the life and art of Mary Cassatt. Students then study her art 'Little Girl in a Blue Armchair.'...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
British and American Painters at the Musee' d'Orsay
Students study the similarities and differences between British and American painters located in the Musee' d'Orsay. In this art history lesson, students learn how to observe and analyze pieces of different art styles. Students read...
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
What is a Museum? The Musee' d'Orsay
Students read paragraphs and study pictures to learn about museums and in particular the Musee' d'Orsay. In this museum study lesson, students study the range of activities found in a museum and the characteristics common to all museums....
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Criticism of Modernity: Gandhi's Association with the American Transcendentalists
Eleventh graders explore Gandhi's philosophy links to the works of American Transcendentalists Emerson and Thoreau. In this transcendentalism instructional activity, 11th graders discuss essential questions about civilization and modernity.
11th English Language Arts
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Students research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Students...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts