Recreating a Masterpiece
Young scholars analyze and critique various artists and their work. They write research papers on artists and create reproductions of their works, reflecting their earlier critiques of the works.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Symbolism of Allegorical Art
Introduce learners to allegorical art with four bronze sculptures by Francesco Bertos. After modeling how to recognize bias and allegory in Bertos' Africa, class groups examine the other three sculptures in the series before creating...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Film Critique: The Story and the Techniques
Why just show your class a movie when you could teach them how to critique film the same way they do literature? While this lesson uses Battlestar Galactica as its visual text of choice, this plan could be used with any film selection....
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Renaissance Artists Who Inspired the World
The European Renaissance was a period of enlightenment and awakening, in science, literature, and art alike. Learn about the most influential artists during the Renaissance with a set of worksheets and activities that encourages learners...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
On Behalf of Others
On Behalf of Others focuses on the work of writers, photographers, and artists who document "events, people, and places that might otherwise go unnoticed." After examining a photo essay by a New York Times journalist, a suite of images...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Poetry Aloud/Poetry Out Loud
To appreciate the value of seeing and hearing a poetry performance, groups prepare readings of selected poems and then compare and critique their interpretations and videotaped versions of the same poem. Included in the resource are...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
DailyArt PRO - your daily dose of art
Enlighten your class' visual and cultural senses with a new work of art presented each day. With the swipe of your hand, visit the works of classic artists and learn about both the piece of art and what inspired the artist to create it.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Gift of Gatsby
A reading of “Gatsby’s Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers,” a New York Times article by Sara Rimer, triggers a discussion of the American Dream and what it means to strive for something. Following the discussion, class members...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Skin Fruit: Ideas of Empathy in Janine Antoni's Work
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts