Exploring Asian Landscapes
Young scholars visit an on-line Asian art museum, analyze several landscapes, and explore the painting techniques.
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Exploring Korea's Creation Myth
Have your middle schoolers role play the Korean creation myth as they become familiar with Korean religion and culture. They will be able to recognize historical facts and influences, as well as examine how the mythic message continues...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Dreamworks Animation Character Design
Dive into animation creation using Dreamworks® animated films. Compare and contrast characters, wonder and ponder why the plot is so important, and think of background and themes as your creativity unrolls onto paper.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Impressionist Landscapes
Learners explore paintings. In this Impressionist landscapes lesson, students compare two different styles of landscape paintings in an online gallery. They work independently to answer questions about the paintings and then to create...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Life in the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Prints and the Rise of the Merchant Class in Edo Period Japan
Students explore Jananese history through the use of the woodblock print called "ukiyo-e" prints. The audience attracted to the prints, their interests and tastes as well as how the prints reflected the life of the merchant class is the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Shadow Theater - Bringing Your Character to Life
Get ready to make a few characters to put on a show and make understanding a complex text that much more fun. Shadow puppets are used to bring the epic story of Rama to life. Not only are the puppets going to help learners connect to the...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Create a Simulated Woodblock Print
An awesome imbedded video kicks off a lesson plan on Japanese woodblock masters Hokusai and Hiroshige. After learning about the art style, they analyze several woodblocks for color, composition, and mood. Kids can then make woodblock...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts