Why Lesson Planet?
Students examine artworks, research literature, create drawings, and make a 3-D model for a monument to a literary figure. In this literary portrait lesson, students discuss and analyze the sculpture Study of a Monument to Alexandre Dumas père by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse. Students compare it to monuments they are familiar with. Students create pictures for a monument to a literary figure of their choice and research the life and works of the literary figure the