Murals With a Message
Pupils recognize historical and cultural influences in art and appreciate art as a vehicle for public expression of ideas. They develop group skills, working together to produce a single mural or several related murals.
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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Keith Haring & Social Awareness
Students view four sections of one of Haring's paintings. They describe the people and characters they see. Students participate in a variety of classroom art activities such as: Making a treasure box modeled after Keith Haring's work,...
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Westward Expansion Mural: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Thinking
Sixth graders explore the art of Thomas Benton. In this Westward Expansion lesson, 6th graders explore primary sources available from the Library of Congress that feature Benton's life and work. Analysis of best...
6th Visual & Performing Arts