Telling Stories in Art: Symbols of a Life

Through a series of activities, learners are exposed to how artists use symbolic imagery to create the narrative of a subject’s life. They study The Birth of Alexander and some manuscripts kept at J. Paul Getty Museum. They then draft their own narrative about a historic figure and use visual symbols to create an image that communicates this story.  

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Grade
9th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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