Motifs and Variations Worksheet
In this reading artifacts worksheet, students find images of baskets by three different basket makers and examine them carefully in order to identify crafting motifs.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 13 Downloads
New Review The Pews at St. Paul's Chapel
St. Paul's Chapel served as a place of refuge following the events of 9/11/2001, and the pews of the famous chapel bear the scars from the heavy equipment carried by the firemen and other relief workers who sought a safe haven. After...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Pojagi Wrapping Cloth Designs
Students study the folk art form of pojagi wrapping cloth used in Korean culture. In this Korean culture lesson, students study examples of the pojagi art and discuss its features. Students work with cloth scraps to make their own pojagi...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Craft Revival and Economic Change
Examine the North Carolina craft revival. In this economics lesson, explore the historical challenges that face North Carolinians in the early 1900's and research primary sources to determine how the craft revival came to be. As a...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
What Artifacts Reveal About The Past
Middle schoolers take a closer look at artifacts to learn about the people who used them. In this colonial America lesson, students examine photographs of everyday items used in colonial times and determine what the uses of the tools may...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Louisiana Crafts and Domestic Arts
Discuss with the class the reasons for identifying and defining the term material culture as refering to a vast array of objects and activities that people make and do traditionally. Your class can identify diverse crafts and decorative...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
Learn about the diversity of the culture of Lebanon through this series of cross-curricular lessons. Compare and contrast various cultures through activities and readings. An introduction to the culture of Lebanon is included along with...
K - 6th Social Studies & History
40 Ideas for 40 Days
From constructing a colorful paper chain for learners to keep track of their Lenten goals to baskets of plastic eggs filled with suggestions for observing Holy Week, here you'll find a variety of activities and ideas for the forty days...
K - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable