Thinking Outside the Block - Quilting
Students design and construct a "Stars Afloat" quilt. They discuss the importance of value in and variety in scale of fabric, construct star blocks with inserted strips and checkerboard transition blocks.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Folk Art: Bird of Paradise Quilt Top
Students examine a "Bird of Paradise Quilt Top" to discover what the themes and patterns tell about mid-nineteenth-century America. In this American Folk Art lesson, students discuss the possible creator of the quilt and the symbols...
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Quilting and Embroidery with Technology
Learners create quilts with machine embroidery designs on them for a fund-raising project. In this quilting and embroidery instructional activity, students create a PowerPoint presentation on the steps involved in quilt making,...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History