The Violin and Its Masters
Learners research the manufacture and history of the violin. They also examine the lives of a famous violin player. They write in response to a piece of music they heard earlier in the lesson.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Electric Guitar: Then and Now
Students study the history of the electric guitar. In this electric guitar lesson, students use print and Internet sources to research the history of the electric guitar. Students use their research findings to create PowerPoint...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A Curriculum for Digital Media Creation
Consumer technology has made it possible for filmmakers to create entire movies from the comfort of their home computer. Guide high school film buffs through the process of designing a documentary with an extensive unit published by...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Killer Games: Violence in Video Games
Widespread video gaming makes this content relevant and high interest. Developing youth awareness about the impact of violence in games is important to promote literacy, critical thinking, health, and consumer awareness. After reading...
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Children research the paintings of Italian artist Raphael and compare them to the works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. They engage in close observations of one person while they prepare to paint a portrait. They create original,...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For
Students examine the basic characteristics of jazz, and its relationship to African-American culture and history. They listen to examples of jazz, conduct research, and create a 20th century timeline of music and historical events.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Blues, B.B. King, Muddy Waters
B.B. King and Muddy Waters are two of the most famous blues performers of all time. In this music instructional activity, middle schoolers study the early careers and lasting musical contributions of both artists, each of whom carried...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespeare: Standing on the Bookshelves of Giant
A phenomenal lesson on Shakespeare! Middle and high school learners create WebQuests about the texts and authors that Shakespeare himself studied when he was in grammar school. They use a variety of media in order to create dramatic...
6th - 11th English Language Arts
Young Artists Compete! - Activity 1
Young scholars research available young artist competitions in their region in order to present information to the class. This introductory lesson to performance competitions can be used alone or with the second activity provided.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
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