Reflections Of Me!
Students create a 2-D and 3-D work of art depicting qualities and experiences from their own lives. This innovative lesson plan uses hollowed out, recycled books as the "art canvas" for the project.
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: What Is a Movie?
Watching is not the same as seeing. Transform viewers from passive watchers to active students of film with this 34-page packet, filled with lessons and activities that use Mr. Smith Goes to Washington to examine the technology, the...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Life Reflections in Songwriting and Poetry
Students analyze, discuss and compare sources of inspiration, use of words and imagery, and other differences in writing styles between two featured songwriters. This is an introductory activity to a creative project unit.
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Pop Art-Reflections of the Mass Media
Students select a common object or a face, and draw or paint it on a flat surface making it larger than real life. They choose a common object or simple scene and repeat it horizontally or vertically as defined rows. They create a flat,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts