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Exploring the Great Depression through Pictures and Music
Students discuss causes of the Great Depression and analyze artifacts from the era. In this Great Depression era lesson, students discuss the impact of the Depression and analyze photographs and music lyrics. Students write a journal...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why do some people alter or manipulate the photos they post online? High schoolers explore this practice with discussion and various sources, including several case studies, while considering artistry, journalism, and audience. Complete...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Key Holder (Tahilwidar) Tradition in Afghanistan
The fifth in a series of six lessons focusing on Afghan history and art Here's the amazing story of the Tahilwidar, or Key Holder Tradition in Afghanistan. Class groups are assigned roles and then act out the process, developed to keep...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Seeing Sense in Photographs & Poems
Learners analyze photographs and poetry as forms of each other. In this poetry and photography analysis lesson, students use the photographs of Alfred Stieglitz and poetry from William Carlos William to explore how poetry and painting...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts