The Looking Glass
Sixth graders investigate the intention behind artists' works and contemplate the notion that art mirrors life. They respond orally and in writing to a painting and recognize that seeing the whole picture can offer a different perspective.
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Civil War Photography: Photography as a Primary Source
Can we learn a thing or two about history by looking at pictures from the past? As young historians view 2-D and 3-D primary source photographs, they respond to a series of worksheets that guides them toward unveiling clues about the past.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Watercolor Stained Glass Windows
Students explore art history by participating in a class experiment. In this stained glass lesson, students identify the uses of stained glass in previous centuries and in different cultures. Students utilize watercolor paper and paints...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Looking Glass: Artwork of Robert Harris
A series of 4 activities foster critical thinking, careful observation, and creative expression with the work of Canadian artist Robert Harris. Learners respond to half a painting and then to the whole picture while listening to a poem;...
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Through the Looking Glass: Recognizing Developing and Industrialized Countries
Students examine the regions of the world, and identify the basic characteristics of industrialized and developing countries. They conduct Internet research on the economic and population characteristics of industrialized and developing...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History