Documentation: A Portrait and a Place
Seventh graders create a book entitled, "Who Am I?" They utilize art activities with related social studies writing assignments, and gather information from family sources.
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A House Divided: Photography in the Civil War
Young scholars study Civil War photography and write captions for each picture based on context. In this Civil War photography lesson, students match photographs with their original captions. Young scholars read included short...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Looking at a National Treasure: George Washington
Students explain the definition of a portrait. They identify the visual clues that Gilbert Stuart included in his portrait of George Washington. They compare the reproduction to other images of Washington. They discuss the importance of...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Thornton Wilder's Our Town: The Reader as Writer
Students read a play and create their own play using Thornton Wilder's Our Townas a resource. In this play lesson, students analyze how theatrical elements contribute to a play's meanings and effects. Students recognize differences...
7th - 9th English Language Arts