Heavy: The Story of Metal
Young scholars describe and learn about the development of Heavy Metal in American music and compare different sub-genres of metal, including Hair Metal and Teeth Metal and understanding music in relation to history and culture.
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Heavy: The Story of Metal (Part 1) (Lesson 3)
Students analyze and write an evaluation on the song "Black Sabbath". They interview a person who grew up listening to heavy metal music and compare and contrast the interview with their evaluation on the song. They share them with the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Make a Temple Book or Japanese Screen
The piece Mount Fuji and the Beach at Miho is the inspiration for an art-based social studies lesson sure to excite young learners. They first discuss the travelers of the Edo period and the concept of pilgrimage. They then explore the...
K - 8th 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
Get Up Close and Personal: Margot Voorhies Thompson
Painting, printmaking, collage, calligraphy, and markmaking all in one work? Welcome to the world of Margot Voorhies Thompson. After viewing a PBS video about Thompson, emergent artists are encouraged to keep journals and sketchbooks,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts