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Wherefore Art Thou, Art?
Young scholars analyze various perspectives on the controversial "Sensation: Young British Artists From the Saatchi Collection" art exhibit on display at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
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Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
ENGLISH 3 Quarter 3 Week 5: A Work of Art
Students examine the many roles art plays in a society. In this language arts lesson, students perform a variety of tasks - active listening, reading, answering comprehension questions, poetry writing - in this comprehensive lesson.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Metamorphosis: Adam and Gold and Silver
Students complete art analysis activities for the paintings of 'Metamorphosis: Adam' and Metamorphosis: Gold and Silver.' Students complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and may complete further...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Mark The Bard!
Commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a packet of cross-curricular literacy lessons and activities centered around two of the Bard's most popular plays, Macbeth and The Tempest. Class members look for evidence of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Hamlet Teacher's Guide
Even those experienced teachers of Hamlet can find much to like in a guide that offers many fresh ideas for activities. Class members may take on the role of FBI profilers that investigate Claudius and Hamlet as murderers, or designers...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Attitudes Towards Nature in Daoist Art
Young scholars examine Daoist art. In this art appreciation lesson plan, students illustrate a poem, then create a second illustration in the Daoist fashion while focusing on depicting the harmonious relationship between humans and nature.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts