Creating a Memorial
Young scholars examine events that lead to the building of war memorials. They analyze the reasons why people build them and go to them. They create their own ideas for a memorial for the Mexican War.
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Creating a Museum Exhibition
Museums arrange artifacts to communicate meaning to viewers. As part of a study of the events of 9/11 groups select artifacts and create a museum exhibit organized around the themes of the day of the attack, tributes and memorials, or...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Tribute in Light
Grief, though heavy, can create beautiful works of art to ease the pain of loss and shock. Middle schoolers focus on the artistic Tribute in Light in response to the events of September 11, 2001, and create their own tributes to the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Creating a Memorial Day Poster Poem
Does your class know about the meaning of Memorial Day? Discuss the history of the holiday in this lesson, which prompts elementary and middle schoolers to create word webs of ideas about the holiday. Additionally, they create poems...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Remembering the Heroes of Memorial Day
Students explore U.S. history by creating soldier related art projects. In this Memorial Day lesson, students discuss the meaning behind the holiday and who exactly has sacrificed for the well being of our country. Students write letters...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts