Celebrating Modernism at the A Century of Progress World's Fair

Students examine aesthetic movement known as modernism, discover why organizers chose modernism as World Fair's design pattern, interpret photographs of modernist fair buildings and identify artifacts that reflect modernist ideas, and explain how fair's design was similar to global Art Moderne movement of the time. Students then explore impact of modernism on history of design.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
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Research
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