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Lesson Plan: Create a Chinese Dragon
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Students will learn more about dragons in Chinese culture and create a dragon of their own. Designed for use in conjunction with a visit to the Art Institute.



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Lesson Plan: Create a Chinese Dragon
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: Postage Stamp Contest
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The continuity and social well-being of many African communities depends upon the ability to grow abundant crops. The Bamana of southern...
Lesson Plan: Postage Stamp Contest
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: 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: Royal Painting Workshop
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The Akbarnama (History of Akbar) was commissioned by the powerful emperor Akbar, who ruled most of India in the 16th century. Considered his official biography, it...
Lesson Plan: Royal Painting Workshop
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: Sport as Social Ritual
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In this lesson plan, students learn the importance of ancient American ballgames and relate them to contemporary sports.
Suggested Grade Level: 4-6
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Lesson Plan: Sport as Social Ritual
Lesson Plan: Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
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Students explore geometric properties and relationships in a two-dimensional work of art. They first search for and identify polygons in a Cubist painting and then use polygons...
Lesson Plan: Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
Lesson Plan: Play a Painting
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In this lesson plan, students explore the relationship between music and art.
Suggested Grade Level: 3-5
Estimated Time: One class period
Introduction
Music is auditory,...
Lesson Plan: Play a Painting
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