Students identify meaning in visual form, understanding that there is visual as well as verbal language. They discover some of the conventional arrangements of visual form that have meaning within our culture and social structures.
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Teaching Masters and Study Link Masters
Help young mathematicians shape their understanding of geometry with this series of worksheets and activities. Starting with an introduction to line segments, lines, and rays, the first unit in this math series continues on to explore...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Cemetery Art And Architecture Detectives
Students investigate the architecture found in cemeteries in order to separate different time periods of distinct design. The use of examples helps them to recognize the design in correlation to its time. The instructional activity is...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
It's Not Conjecture, Look! It's Architecture!
Students examine how architecture reflects historical time periods. They conduct research on the History Detectives website, complete a fact sheet, sequence photographs of different architectural styles, and create an illustration of a...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción and the Spanish Mission in the New World
Students explore Spanish missions. In this research skills lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the architecture, purposes, and functionality of Spanish missions.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Walking Down Main Street: The Changing Times of a Railroad Town
Students explore the historic district via a scavenger hunt. In this community history lesson, students complete a scavenger hunt using historic postcards and clues as guides. Students create a timeline demonstrating changes of the area...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
US Mail Order and Catalog Homes in the Early Twentieth Century
Students research mail order homes and their various styles of architecture. They investigate how architecture is symbolic of its time period. They look around their own communities by studying the various mail order houses located there.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts