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Atreus' Tomb Deep Roots of Ancient Greece

Deep Roots of Ancient Greece

This lesson examines specific areas of ancient Greek influence on Western thought and culture

Mural Decades Mural Project

Decades Mural Project

Students will learn how to use primary sources, and work in groups to create murals about the events and trends of a decade of the twentieth century

Salvador Dali Dalí & Desnos

Dalí & Desnos

In this lesson, students will enhance their creative writing skills and develop their individual writing voices through surrealist techniques

Crow Drinking Counting Crows

Counting Crows

Students will learn the meaning of Aesop's fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher," blending math and art with literature and film

Pancho Villa Corridos About the Mexican Revolution

Corridos About the Mexican Revolution

In this lesson, students will be introduced to causes of the Mexican Revolution and key revolutionary figures

U.S. Army band on steps Civil War Music

Civil War Music

Learn how music was used in the Civil War

Civil War Letters Civil War Letters

Civil War Letters

Using letters written during the Civil War students develop an understanding of the message of the letters. They will create a dramatic reading based on their letter.

Cinderella's slippers Cinderella Trilogy

Cinderella Trilogy

Compare and contrast three variations of the Cinderella folktale: “Rhodopis,” the Egyptian version; “Yeh-Shen,” the Chinese version; and “The Hidden One,” the Native American version

Chivalry and Courtly Love Chivalry and Courtly Love

Chivalry and Courtly Love

Explore the Arthurian codes of chivalry and courtly love in art, modern films, books, and poetry. Examine the way in which these ideals have influenced modern concepts.

Chinese performers Chinese Instruments

Chinese Instruments

Explore the similarities and differences between traditional western instruments and Chinese instruments while creating a Chinese instrument.

Children from the Janabi Village Children of War

Children of War

This lesson explores the realities and effects of war on children by examining diaries, journals, and letters written by children during times of war

Peter Pan Statue by George Frampton Characterization in Literature and Theater

Characterization in Literature and Theater

In this lesson, students explore various methods authors use to create effective characters.

Shadow Box A Character Life Box

A Character Life Box

This language arts lesson offers a hands-on opportunity for students to understand characterization in literature and to connect historical and contemporary culture

Bodiam Castle Castles & Cornerstones

Castles & Cornerstones

This lesson will explore the historic importance and function of castles in King Arthur's time and introduce students to a general history of castles and architectural terms

Wagon and mules Capturing History

Capturing History

Through teacher-guided discussions and hands-on activities, students will understand the political and economic reasons for the African-American migration to Northern cities between the World Wars.

Brass Brass Instruments and Pitch

Brass Instruments and Pitch

This lesson introduces students to the instruments of the brass family

Ballerinas Ballet and Classical Music

Ballet and Classical Music

This lesson will introduce students to both conceptual and practical elements of classical ballet.

Gilded age painting Arts of the Gilded Age

Arts of the Gilded Age

Learn about and discuss characteristics of the Gilded Age. Using books, internet and other media, research the various fine and performing art forms popular during that time period.

Scene from The Crucible Arthur Miller and The Crucible

Arthur Miller and The Crucible

This lesson examines the consequences of personal conscience in conflict with rigid societal perceptions of what is "right" in human behavior as articulated in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

Art Gallery Art Show with the Masters

Art Show with the Masters

Research information on artists' lives and works and prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history, and their works.

Firefighter at Ground Zero Art from Tragedy: Remembering 9/11

Art from Tragedy: Remembering 9/11

Students will interview their peers about their memories of September 11th, 2001, and use those memories to craft a one-act play for performance

photo gallery Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice

Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice

Throughout this lesson, students will examine works of art and learn tools to analyze and discuss photography

Still Life in Winter An American Scene Painter

An American Scene Painter

Students learn about American artist Charles Burchfield. Students capture information and sketches in a journal, then use these ideas to create an original watercolor

Sheet music and fibonacci spiral Amazing Fibonacci

Amazing Fibonacci

Using the Fibonacci sequence of numbers, your students study math concepts of pattern, recursion, Pi and the Golden Ratio, developing their ability to analyze the structure of music.

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