Hadrian The Emperor
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the historical figure of Hadrian and how he ruled the Roman Empire. They look at images drawn by artists that attempt to capture his character. Students create their own portraits of the emperor.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads
San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
After Impressionism from Van Gogh to Matisse (1886 - 1906)
Students plan a museum visit to study Impressionist paintings and its artists. For this Impressionism lesson, students examine the colors and perception of space in Impressionist artwork. Students recognize the characteristic elements...
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
Study the unique storytelling brought to life by Norman Rockwell. Learners will examine some of his pieces and then engage in several activities that will help them see how images can be just like narratives. They'll answer questions...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits: Grades 3-5
Learners explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history instructional activity, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Contrasting Story Elements Through Tapestry and Poetry
Young thinkers view two narrative art tapestries and study the images included that tell a story about the Roman Emperor Constantine. As they examine the details of the tapestries, pupils use a Venn Diagram to record the similarities and...
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts