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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
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Classroom or Home Activity: Realism and Idealism—Art and Literature
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Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Distant View of Niagara Falls; Yosemite; Roof, Summer Night; Tanks #2; ...
Classroom or Home Activity: Realism and Idealism—Art and Literature
Classroom or Home Activity: Nightlife
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Discussion questions and activiity ideas to be used with Nighthawks and Nightlife. Students will investigate nightlife in 1940s America and compare and contrast the two works of art.
Classroom or Home Activity: Nightlife
Classroom or Home Activity: Sights and Sounds of the City
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Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Roof, Summer Night; Nighthawks; Nightlife; and Trolley, New Orleans. After...
Classroom or Home Activity: Sights and Sounds of the City
Lesson Plan: Create an Abstract Urban Landscape
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In this lesson, students will examine The Shelton with Sunspots, N.Y. and Movements and then make their own abstract compositions from images of cityscapes, focusing on how to...
Lesson Plan: Create an Abstract Urban Landscape
Artwork and Artist Information: Tanks #2 by Louis Lozowick
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Louis Lozowick celebrates the clean, crisp beauty of New York's buildings, bridges, and industry and elevated the graphic images of the modern city to new moral and aesthetic dimensions. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Tanks #2</em> by Louis Lozowick

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