Kolam: A Living Art of South Asia

Students will read the short story "Meenakshi's Magic Hands" by Santhini Govindan and view a slide show of photo images interspersed with the text to learn of the art form of Kolam. Students read and reflect upon a nonfiction essay, "Kolam: A Living Art of South India," and participate in a hands-on literature extension arts activity, "Working with Kolam Patterns".

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6th - 8th
Visual & Performing Arts
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Project-Based Learning
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