Facing the Influences on Your Identity
Seventh graders explore the theme of identity and the variables that influence their personal identities. The lesson connects both visual art and history. They study how people hold their cultural identity using art.
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A Jarring Experience: Facing the Influences on Your Identity
Seventh graders participate in activities that show how art helps create identity and personality. In this art and identity lesson, 7th graders investigate the meaning of personal identity and how it is influenced by outside sources....
7th Social Studies & History
Is Our Community Influenced by the Opioid Epidemic?
Opioid abuse is becoming a national crisis, but combating the influence of opioids requires examining the ways it affects individual communities. A thorough teacher guide provides step-by-step instructions about implementing an...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fritz Scholder: A Study Guide
In this engaging activity involving close analysis of abstract expressionist art, your class members will not only discover more about artist Friz Scholder's Native American art, but they will also have the opportunity to consider...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Morals Influence if You're Liberal or Conservative
Are you a liberal or a conservative? UC professor Peter Ditto, an experimental social psychologist who studies human judgement and decision making, shares the results of his research into moral foundation theory and how a person's morals...
3 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
How to Find the True Face of Leonardo
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable