Victorian Homes and Architecture
In this Victorian homes worksheet, students examine a photograph of the fireplace area of a Victorian home. Students answer 4 questions. Students then label a drawing of the exterior of a Victorian house, using the provided word bank.
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ISM: Bertha Stenge Quilt Collection Activity: Design a Local Quilting Pattern
Students research quilt designs by Bertha Stenge. They make a list of things that they could stylize as a design motif. They create a quilt design based on local history and landmarks and sew it onto a pre-made quilt block or quilt.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
House Keys: The Architectural Features of Victorian Homes and Buildings
Students analyze Victorian architectural patterns wit regard to materials, doorways, windows, towers, bays, roofs, and decoration. Students discern varying architectural traits by studying Victorian era pictures and drawings and using a...
5th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
From Greece to Main Street
Students consider the influence of the Greeks on American architecture. In this American Greek Revival architecture lesson, students identify the attributes of architectural style as they compare the Parthenon with the Lincoln Memorial....
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Interdisciplinary Web Quest: Flower Symbolism
Students identify flowers and their symbolism in art, literature, and design as they appeared in Victorian times from 1850 to 1900, as exemplified in furniture, quilt, paperweight, embroidery, and other designs. They create a simplified...
4th - 12th Science