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Form and Function
Students discover the function of ancient Greek vessels by comparing their characteristics. They compare and contrast two ancient Greek vessels to determine the function of each.
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China, Korea and Japan… Designing for a Purpose
Students delve into Chinese, Korean, and Japanese art. For this geography lesson plans, students gain an understanding about the importance of form and function and design for a purpose in China, Korea and Japan cultures.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Archaeology Inventory Project
What can be learned from ancient art and artifacts? In the second of a series of lessons devoted to the history of Afghanistan, class members assume the role of archaeologists and investigate art found along the Silk Road. They observe,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Mexican Muralist Movement
Students study the Mexican Muralist Movement. They view a video and discuss the key names and dates from the Aztec times to the Mexican Revolution. They research art forms in the Mexican Muralist Movement and complete a chart. They write...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tom’s Diner: Present Continuous Verbs
The song "Tom's Diner" by Suzanne Vega provides language learners an opportunity to practice using the present continuous tense. As they listen to the song, class members fill in the missing verbs on a provided worksheet and then discuss...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts