Creative Clay Houses
Students demonstrate knowledge of working with clay and design and make creative houses and other buildings out of clay.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Lesson: Reflecting Social Status
More space, in this case, means more status. Kids consider the status assigned to Tlingits via house partition. They discuss a carved piece that shows household space partitioned by status. They then write their own clan stories and draw...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1
Young scholars 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...
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
Lesson: From Time to Time
A portrait The Radcliffe Family circa 1742 is inspiration for creative writing and empathetic reasoning. Your class discusses the period in which the piece was painted, then imagines what life was like for one of the people seen in the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts