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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: Heroes in Art
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In this lesson plan, students will explore the life and portraits of Frederick Douglass in order to gain an understanding of the history of slavery in...
Lesson Plan: Heroes in Art
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: 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: 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: Texture in Relief-Print Portraits
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In this lesson plan, students will use Elizabeth’s Catlett’s Sharecropper for inspiration to create relief-print portraits.
Suggested Grade Level: 7-12
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Lesson Plan: Texture in Relief-Print Portraits
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: 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
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