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Pupils examine Vincent Van Gogh's use of art elements and design principles, connect Van Gogh's style with his personality, and examine how the artist's perception of the sitter can influence the portrait.
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Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Eden's Last Stand: Why Did Anthony Eden Resign in 1938?
Students investigate the politics of England by reading historic letters. In this world history lesson plan, students research the Conservative British Government during the beginning of World War II. Students examine an authentic...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lincoln and Photography: A Closer Look
Young scholars compare and contrast the Lincoln portraits using a Venn diagram and included analysis tool. In this presidential photography instructional activity, students write a journal entry and a letter as if they were Abraham...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Abraham Lincoln: The Face of War
Students compare life masks and photos of Abraham Lincoln that were made before and at the end of the Civil War. In this "Faces of War" activity, students analyze images of Lincoln in a historical context and create a timeline of event.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History
Myth and The Human Form - Activity 1
Learners study symbolism and mythology and then create sculptures based on their findings in this two-week lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. This lesson can be combined with another project (see unit link Activity 2).
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts