Students focus on a theme to create a poster or collage. In this theme based art project, students communicate their peace theme through drawings to communicate their present feeling and ideas. Students learn the emotions conveyed in the posters.
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Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Hands out For World Peace
Young scholars discuss the meanings of peace and harmony and research how international organizations work to promote peaceful relations between nations. After listing methods to promote peace, students trance their hands in a pattern of...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Teaching Peace through Literature and Song
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Dedicated to Peace: Create a Seal for the Carter Center
Develop a definition of peace with your class, one that extends beyond "the absence of war." Pupils research the work of Rosalynn and President Jimmy Carter through the Carter Center. They depict the essential elements of the Center's...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History