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Lesson Plan: Ancient Gold Working
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Gold was plentiful in the Americas when the Spanish colonists arrived in the early 16th century. For over 30,000 years, gold objects, including jewelry, utensils, masks, and sculptures, were made in...
Lesson Plan: Ancient Gold Working
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
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In this lesson, students will be able to: describe the geography of Peru and understand how it influenced the way of life in that area; identify and describe aspects of daily life of Nazca and Moche...
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
Lesson Plan: Ancient American Art and Geometry
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Geometry is often thought of as a formal system of logic involving shapes, lines, and planes. Students, however, rarely consider where and how the discipline originated, why it was created, or how it...
Lesson Plan: Ancient American Art and Geometry
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
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Students will conduct research about Mesoamerican cultures concentrating on the Olmec, Nayarit, Colima, Jalisco, Aztec, Maya, and Tenochtitlán cultures. They will use their research about the daily...
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
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In this lesson, students will examine and discuss Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base and explore how artists have used nature for inspiration. They will then design a...
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
Lesson Plan: Act it Out
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In this lesson plan, students use two 19th-century paintings of people in leisure settings as inspiration for dramatic presentations.
Suggested Grade Level: 4-6
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Lesson Plan: Act it Out
Lesson Plan: Scaling Up Art
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In this lesson plan, students make drawings of a work of art in different sizes and consider how the size of an art object impacts one's response to it and learn to use averages, medians, and...
Lesson Plan: Scaling Up Art
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
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Nighthawks and Nightlife both depict aspects of urban life in 1940s America. Students first compare the paintings, answering a series of questions, and then create a short story...
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
Lesson Plan: Life in the Depression
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This lesson will focus on American life in the 1930s by having students examine events and trends of the Depression era occurring beyond the image shown in Grant Wood's American Gothic.
Lesson Plan: Life in the Depression
Lesson Plan: Color Combinations
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By exploring and practicing the Pointillist technique used by Georges Seurat to paint A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884, students are introduced to color mixing and the science of color...
Lesson Plan: Color Combinations
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