Portrait in Fruit
Students examine images of portraits, and discuss their significance. They create a 2-D self-portrait in the style of Arcimboldo (depicting fruits). They write poetry and conduct a class survey about the usage of produce in their self-portraits.
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Anna Cuyler by Henrietta Dering Johnston
Portraits are always interesting to study when learning about art history. Tell the tale of Anna Cuyler as you and your class observe her portrait. Finished in 1708, the painting and some great guiding questions will provide the...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: All in the Family
Who was the Radcliffe family? Young learners find out about the life and times of a family from long ago. They analyze the family portrait, write a story about the family, and then use their story to create thought or word bubbles which...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts