Irving Berlin, Through the Years
Eighth graders examine the life of composer, Irving Berlin. They learn the struggles he faced during his life and the impact he has on the music world today.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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
Lesson: Struggle and Transformation: Jaguar & Adolescence
To break down complex themes, discuss a sense of self, and learn a bit about Mayan culture, learners start through art analysis. They analyze a Mayan incense burner, discuss themes, and then write a short story that includes themes from...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Good and evil? Dynamic Opposites in the Story of Rama
According to traditional Balinese beliefs, good and evil must both exist for the world to remain in balance. The concept of dynamic opposites as it is portrayed in literature is explored. Learners will use the model of good vs. evil...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Title: "Pygmalion" - Topics: Drama/England; World/England
“What do you mean that my language is improper?” Prior to My Fair Lady was Pygmalion. Fair Eliza’s struggles with English, which according to George Bernard Shaw “is not accessible even to Englishmen,” come alive in the 1938 film version...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Lesson: Modern Day "Royalty"
The life-sized statue of St. Ferdinand, King of Spain represents royalty as it was seen in the past. Learners explore who is considered royalty in modern times and compare them to royalty of the past. They make a collage representing...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts