Art for Protest or Persuasion
Pupils examine Chicana/o and earlier prints made for protest and persuasion. They compare characteristics of different processes and distinguish multiple original prints from mass-produced reproductions of artworks.
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural Context
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits
Students explore Latin American art. In this bi-lingual art history lesson, students view a vast collection of Latin American artwork to better conceptualize the depth and contributions Latin American artist have had throughout history....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Art for Protest or Persuasion (Mural Options)
Students examine various murals made for protest or persuasion purposes. Using the artwork, they identify the different types of techniques and media used to make them. They discuss the other types of jobs that had to be completed before...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Sculpting a Message: From the Counter-Reformation to the Present Day
Learners discuss persuasive messages in art. In this art history instructional activity, students research 17th- century European sculptures to find the messages given. They create their own sculptures and write press releases to explain...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History