CROSSING THE DELAWARE: A VISUAL MYTH OR REALITY?
Students examine and analyze a painting of Washington crossing the Delaware River for historical inaccuracies.
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George Washington Crossing the Delaware: A Study of Setting and Character
Students examine "Washington Crossing the Delaware." In this American Revolution lesson plan, students analyze the painting, research its background, and then perform skits based on their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
African Myths and Stories
Young historians discover African stories associated with a royal altar tusk from the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria, read myths illustrated on the tusk, and write a story about the life of an oba using figures depicted on the tusk.
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Students identify the cultural context of ancient Greek, and especially Athenian, vase painting and the range of vase painting depictions of daily life and mythology. They experience the artistic and technical process of creating Greek...
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Students analyze the importance of a famous figure to the American Revolution. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students access Wilson Biographies to create their own visual biography and present it to the class in a PowerPoint.
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Crossing the Deleware: A Visual Myth or Reality
Learners analyze the painting Washington Crossing the Delaware.In this analyzing lesson plan, students analyze this painting that has a lot of historical inaccuracies, and then come up with a persuasive argument supporting or opposing...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Comparing Visual Interpretations and Actual Events: War & Battle
A Venn Diagram is used to compare artistic and historical representations of a single event. Young analysts view the provided images, read textbook descriptions, and discuss the validity of each representation in terms of bias and...
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