Zen and the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright
High schoolers experience Zen philosophies reflected in artwork, poetry, and architecture. Students will explore these connections and expand the discussion to include a professional author of their choice.
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Dream Building: Frank Lloyd Wright 1867 – 1959
As a part of an architecture unit, 10th graders research and draw a building's exterior. They view images of buildings Frank Lloyd Wright has designed, attend lecture, conduct research on architectural design, and then draw an exterior...
10th Visual & Performing Arts
House Three: The House on Stilts - Villa Savoye, Poissy-sur-Seine, France
Students analyze the architecture of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret as pieces of art. In this architecture analysis lesson plan, students read information about the Villa Savoye and write an essay about Frank Lloyd Wright's comments...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Following the Wright Path
Students explore the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright through literature and analyze photographs. In this photography analysis lesson, students read aloud Frank Lloyd Wright and answer questions for the text. Students visit a website...
11th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
Historic American Architecture
Students complete a unit of lessons on American Architecture. They define terms/styles of American Architecture, complete a graphic organizer, conduct Internet research, design a cake for an architect, photograph historical buildings,...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Popular Culture and Japan’s Gross National Cool
From Manga to Godzilla and Pokemon, Japanese pop culture has been taking the globe by storm. This phenomenon is called "soft power." Learners will examine the differences between hard and soft power, as well as learn the historical and...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History