Planning a Trip to the North Carolina Art Museum
Students navigate the North Carolina Art Museum website and find answers to questions needed before a visit.
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Epic Story Scrolls
Discover one of the best known Asian epics in the Hindu story of Ramayana. Your class members will analyze scenes from the epic scroll, learn about creative methods of narration used in Asian art, and design a scroll illustrating key...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Young scholars choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information,...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Introduction to Ludwig van Beethoven
"Ode to la Tortilla" and "Ode to Joy"? Sure! Use Gary Soto's poem to introduce learners to the ode format. After examining the descriptive words Soto uses, class members study a poster of Ludwig van Beethoven, suggest words that describe...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum
Have you just visited an art museum? Or can you create a gallery in your classroom to visit? Pupils create an original drawing that reinforces what was learned in a visit to the art museum. They will view original art work and verbally...
K - 5th English Language Arts
Lesson Plan: Making History to Go
Learners use their higher-order thinking skills to understand how visual images have been used to tell stories. They analyze a Lakota tipi that tells a story through paint and artistry. They then make miniature tipis using butcher paper...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Shades of a Castle: North Building-Denver Art Museum
Students compare a picture of the Denver Art Museum's North Building to castles. In this observation lesson, students compare the North Building to castles they have seen in photos, and use building blocks to build their own castles. A...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts