What I Did On My Summer Vacation
Students improvise then compose and notate melodies with appropriate accompaniments that are inspired by events that transpired during their summer vacations. Requires a networked keyboard lab.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence and Climate Change: Dancing Our Way to a Better Environment
Dance our way to a better environment? If only it were that simple! This unique lesson appeals to bodily kinesthetic learners, but can memorable for all types of learners. They investigate different learning styles, or more specifically,...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Fine Art of Collecting: Mail Art Collector John Held Jr.
Learners study and create Mail Art. In this art lesson, students study the evolution of Mail Art. This lesson includes an extensive list of resources related to the topic and a few related activities for learners involving Mail Art.
8th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Learners analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Documentarians of an Era: A Study of the Paintings of Thomas Eakins and Gustave Caillebotte
Students produce an object analysis of 'The Champion Single Scull'. They begin with description, proceeding to deduction, and finally providing speculation by interpreting the outward evidence of culture. They use a clipboard and paper...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A New Approach to Developing Images on Clay
Students make story telling plates or tiles based on David Stabely's technique. They are shown slides of original work contemporary artists who are using nontraditional approaches to the clay surface. Students are shown work that David...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts