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Self-portraits: Integrating Arts And the Language Arts
Students look into a mirror and draw their own self-portraits. Then they write a descriptive essay, describing the portrait and the features of their face.
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The Mexican Muralist Movement
Students study the Mexican Muralist Movement. They view a video and discuss the key names and dates from the Aztec times to the Mexican Revolution. They research art forms in the Mexican Muralist Movement and complete a chart. They write...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Figurative Language Strips
Identity figurative language with an activity that looks closely at the poem "The Final Deployment" by Anna Protkos. Scholars work collaboratively to examine the poem and determine how it uses similes, alliteration, metaphors,...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fritz Scholder: A Study Guide
In this engaging activity involving close analysis of abstract expressionist art, your class members will not only discover more about artist Friz Scholder's Native American art, but they will also have the opportunity to consider...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Illustration: Self Portrait in a Masterpiece
Technology and art combine in a creative lesson. Kids discuss portrait art and they search online and save a portrait created by one of their favorite artists. They have their picture taken exactly like their chosen portrait, then use...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts