Georgia OÂ¿Â¿Â¿KeeffeÂ¿Â¿Â¿s floral paintings
Young scholars discuss the differences between realistic and abstract art by focusing on Georgia O'Keeffe's work The lesson can be delivered in either a simplistic or more complex way depending upon the grade level.
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Arts of the Islamic World
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rise and Fall of the Jim Crow Era
High schoolers explore African American history by researching the Jim Crow laws. In this Civil Rights lesson, students define the Jim Crow laws, the reasons they were put into place, and how they were ultimately defeated. High schoolers...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Discovering Saturn, The Real "Lord of the Rings"
Reading, writing, and rings! A lesson from NASA combines space science with authentic reading and writing tasks. Included in this lesson are pre-reading activities, four mini informational booklets on Saturn, a structured note-taking...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting instructional activity young scholars describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Highlights of Modern American Family Art and Literature
Students develop imagery in literary and art works. They discuss Jacob Lawrence's painting, the "Tombstones, 1942", which conveyed overcrowded tenements and families living in Harlem (New York, New York). They design picture stories...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts