Mexican Muralists-- Orozco, Siqueiros and Rivera, "Los Tres Grandes".
Students read and interpret reading selections about muralists. Also, they conduct internet activities providing a cultural overview of the 20th century muralists. After activities are complete, students answer comprehension questions.
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The Embodied Presidency Wilson
Students take a closer look at U.S. intervention in Mexico. In this 20th century history lesson plan, students examine primary documents to consider why the United States entered the Mexican War and then write DBQ essays on the topic.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Los Artistas Hispanos (Hispanic Artists)
Students research Hispanic artists. They complete a handout about their artist. Students brainstorm a list of vocabulary relating to the theme of art. Students choose one work of art by each artist studied, and copy these for the paper...
5th - 12th Languages
Five Artists of the Mexican Revolution
Young scholars discover details about Mexican Revolution era artists. In this Mexican Revolution lesson, students research the events and people of the time period. Young scholars then research the artists of the time and create their...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Making an Altar for the Day of the Dead
No El Dia de los Muertos—or the Day of the Dead—celebration is complete without a traditional altar. Follow descriptive instructions to build, and choose items and symbols from various lists to create an altar fit to honor loved ones...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History