Frank Lloyd Wright
Eighth graders study the history, philosophies and landscapes that influenced Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural works. They practice scale drawing and, in groups, create a scale building that reflects Wright's work.
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Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Popular Culture and Japan’s Gross National Cool
From Manga to Godzilla and Pokemon, Japanese pop culture has been taking the globe by storm. This phenomenon is called "soft power." Learners will examine the differences between hard and soft power, as well as learn the historical and...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Historic American Architecture
Students complete a unit of lessons on American Architecture. They define terms/styles of American Architecture, complete a graphic organizer, conduct Internet research, design a cake for an architect, photograph historical buildings,...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts