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Lesson Plan: African American Literature in Art
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In this lesson plan, students compare art and literature by examining a contemporary painting by Glenn Ligon and the essay by James Baldwin that inspired it. Students then write an essay about a...
Lesson Plan: African American Literature in Art
Lesson Plan: 1920s Variety Show
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By participating in a variety show of literary readings, musical and dance performances, and an art exhibition, students will gain an appreciation of the cultural achievements of the Harlem...
Lesson Plan: 1920s Variety Show
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
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In this lesson, students read stories associated with a royal altar tusk from the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. They read myths illustrated on the tusk and write a myth or story related to what they...
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
Lesson Plan: Proverbs Are Universal
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Proverbs are used to comment, advise, teach, and inform; often they have dual meanings, saying more than one thing at a time. Many African cultures are full of proverbs, and for some it is a sign of...
Lesson Plan: Proverbs Are Universal
Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
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In this lesson, students learn how Copley's portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hubbard illustrate the Hubbards' desire to identify themselves with England while indicating their profession and social...
Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
Lesson Plan: Freed from Slavery
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On January 1, 1863, after the Civil War Battle of Anteitam, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. To gain an appreciation of the slavery issue in the Civil War,...
Lesson Plan: Freed from Slavery
Lesson Plan: Be a Vishnu Avatar
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The stories invoked by the symbolism of a statue of Vishnu incorporate elements of India's cultural history and values. Whenever the Hindu god Vishnu has...
Lesson Plan: Be a Vishnu Avatar
Lesson Plan: The Noble Eightfold Path
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The man who came to be known as the Buddha ("enlightened one") was a young prince in northeastern India (now Nepal) in the 6th century B.C. During his lifetime, he discovered a...
Lesson Plan: The Noble Eightfold Path
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: A Writer's Odyssey
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In this lesson, students examine Apollonio di Giovanni’s 15th-century painting The Adventures of Ulysses...
Lesson Plan: A Writer's Odyssey
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