Musical Instrument Fortune Tellers
Students use their imaginations to create their own musical instrument that is also a fortune teller. They also review the concepts of a music unit and specifically the different families of instruments.
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The Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner, depicts a boy learning to play the banjo. The painting is the focus of 13 different activities and 13 guided observation questions. The class will learn about the painting, the artists, and then...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Writing a Travel Article About the Lyme Art Colony
By writing a travel article in the voice of a writer living in 1910, secondary learners discuss the work of the Lyme Art Colony. They visit Florence Griswold Museum's online resources to go on a virtual tour of the Lyme Art Colony. Then,...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Follow Your Passion - Activity 1
Students discover different skills needed to pursue various music professions in this instructional activity provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. The instructional activity uses a video and brainstorming techniques to develop ideas...
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History