Students articulate why more than 30 seconds is required to examine a work of art, in order to gain an understanding of it. They give reasons why discussing a work of art increases their understanding of it.
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The Big Trip Up Yonder
What would the world look like if there were a way to stop the aging process? Take a look at Kurt Vonnegut's vision of this future in "The Big Trip Up Yonder." Class members read the short story and then respond to a series of text-based...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Irregular Past Participles
Even though this activity on past participles is designed for an ESL class, it could work in any class setting. Questions prompt students to fill in the blanks with past participles, and to think about the functions of participles within...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
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...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Telling Stories in Art: Witness to a Brawl
Students examine how a piece of art tells a story. In this visual art lesson, students interpret a piece of art work by writing a newspaper article that tells the story of the moment in time that is depicted in a picture. They work with...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts