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Seeing Art in Historical Context: An Activity to Promote Visual Literacy

Students consider works of art in their historical context. In this art in historical context lesson, students are encouraged to think about and record their prior knowledge of the historical period and to make inferences about the artist's circumstances and possible intent. Writing prompts are provided for essay writing activities.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet

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