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Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
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Art objects embody information about the history, philosophy, religion, and social order of the people who made them and the environment in which they were made. Written in Spanish and English, this...
Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
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: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
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In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between geometry and art in the context of ancient American art. Students will determine what kinds of geometric properties are contained in...
Lesson Plan: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
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: The Inca Project
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In this lesson, teachers will work with their students to turn an empty room into an Inca village. Students will contribute handmade crafts. They will also participate as "inhabitants" of the village...
Lesson Plan: The Inca Project
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
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This set of activities relates to the combination of human and anumal features and attributes in the art of the ancient Americas. For example, the feline characteristics of the jaguar often...
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
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Stamps have been used throughout the Americas since ancient times for creating patterns on textiles, in plaster, etc. They were often made for mass consumption and in some cases were used as articles...
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
Classroom Activity: Ancient Gold Working
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Gold objects, including jewelry, utensils, masks, and sculptures used in ritual ceremonies, were made in abundance by the peoples of ancient Central and South America prior to the encounter with the...
Classroom Activity: Ancient Gold Working
Map: Central and South America
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Map of Central and South America. Excerpted from The Arts of the Ancient Americas teacher manual.
Map: Central and South America
Map: Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia
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Map of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Excerpted from The Arts of the Ancient Americas teacher manual.
Map: Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia
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