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Learners create a contemporary collage of a Northern Renaissance theme/story in an exciting group project. Through in-class examples and student work, the art of the Northern Renaissance is studied and analyzed.
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World of Fashion — Vocabulary Worksheet
Make sure your fashionistas know how to talk about all the latest and oldest styles. Partners work together to define 18 fashion-related terms, ranging from style to home furnishings. Definitions are included on the second page of the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Painting Modern Life
Students compare and contrast modern life art in the works of Hilaire-Germain Edgar Degas and Paul Cezanne. In this art analysis lesson, students compare and contrast the two paintings. Students complete image based discussion. Students...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Culture Creation vs. Culture Consumption - Finding Voice Through Digital Storytelling
Ninth graders explore the power of media in culture and Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. In this nonviolence and media lesson, 9th graders analyze Gandhi's nonviolent methods for social change and discuss the media's power to create...
9th English Language Arts
Looking At Art - How Do We Read Jewelry As Art?
Students work collaboratively to create small "museum cards" describing student-created metallic art. This lesson can be used as a cross-curricular extension involving one English class and one Art or Metalworking class and includes a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Gamelan-Style Melodic Elaboration: A Music Class Activity
Music world get ready, your young performers are going to practice Gamelan style improvisation techniques. They listen to and discuss the melody and rhythm in Balinese Gamelan music, then take turns improvising by adding notes to a basic...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Technology and the Distribution of Music
What does technology have to do with music? Everything! Music has been enhanced and circulated because of technological advancements through the ages. Kids explore this concept as they learn about changes in musical instruments and music...
9th Visual & Performing Arts
An Introduction to Sega: The Music and Dance of Mauritius
Students study the folk music and dance of the island of Mauritius. In this music and dance lesson, students study the style of music and dance that is called sega. They learn about how the traditional music comes from the islands off...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Byzantine Art: 5th century to 1453 AD
Art and architecture are great ways to help define historical periods and cultural norms. Take a critical look at the art of the Byzantine period as seen under Justinian rule. Iconography, vocabulary, religious, and political concepts...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History