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Lesson: Animal Journeys

For Teachers K - 5th
Here is a great way to get the brain going. Children look at an image of the sculpture, Jar and then imagine what an animal would look like as it moved inside the sculpture. They then use clay and cookie cutters to create a...
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Japanese Tea and Teacups

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders use the potter's wheel to make Japanese style tea cups, which they will use in a Japanese style tea ceremony. They hone their sculpting techniques while exploring Japanese cultural and the history of tea. There are two...
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Up Close With a Zapotec Urn

For Students 6th - 9th
If a Zapotec urn, buried for over a thousand years in a temple in the lost city of Xoxocotlan in the Valley of Oaxaca in the mountains of southern Mexico could talk image the stories it could tell. That's the set up in a clever resource...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Don't cry over broken pottery. A cross-curricular lesson challenges pupils to consider how to restore ancient pottery. Using a computer program and their knowledge of transformations, they come up with a way to recreate the original...
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Pottery Traditions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of Native American pottery traditions, class member try their hand at crafting and decorating a clay pot
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Ancient Athens Part 3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Athens, favored by the gods and cherished by time. The bustling present and the distant past co-exist as one in the conclusion of the History ChannelÕs three part series devoted to Athens. Mixing modern day footage with beautifully...
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Pottery Quest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students see that the production of ceramic pottery requires detailed knowledge of the physical properties of different clays and tempering materials, as well as knowledge about how these combine and react under specific firing conditions.
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Daily Life in Spanish St. Augustine 1565-1763

For Students 6th - 8th
How do we know so much about the past? A student-crafted presentation provides viewers with images of artifacts from St. Augustine, Florida that give historians and archaeologists clues into lives already lived.
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Arts are Alive in Korea!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore Korean art. In this art history lesson, students examine different types of Korean art including pottery, mask making, and dance.  They create and design their own pottery and mask.
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Pottery with Artist Kerry Moosman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After watching a video of Native American artist Maria Martinez create art out of clay, learners will create burnished coil pots similar to those made by artist, Kerry Moosman. This lesson includes a supply list, web links, historical...
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This Ain't No Tea Party!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create food-safe bowls with your class, then organize a meal for the community using the class's bowls to serve. This lesson is based on the Empty Bowels Project, where school kids gain an understanding of global hunger through community...
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What Is Clay?

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
This resource could come in handy the next time you feel like teaching about clay. Basic sculpting techniques, vocabulary, and history of clay are outlined in this informative resource. Use prior to teaching an art project involving...
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African Art: The Personal and Useful Objects in Daily Life of Central and Southeastern Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners identify and recognize three dimensional objects that are utilitarian and used in the everyday life of the people of eastern and southern Africa. They examine the conception, planning, and skillful execution that went into each...
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Native Pottery Replicas

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students study ancient Native American traditions and practices. They select one type of Native American pottery to duplicate in a hand-made replica. Afterward, they create a map of the United States and label where indigenous peoples...
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Pottery: Pinch Pots and Coil Pots

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students are introduced to how to make a pinch pot and coil pot out of clay. Individually, they make their own pots by following a set of instructions and teacher guidance. To end the lesson, they glaze their artwork and shares it with...
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Exploring Pottery Techniques

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Native American pottery. For this visual arts lesson, students analyze burnished and glazed clay pots. High schoolers study how to create pots from online sources and respond to questions about the process....
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Clay Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students create a simple and usable pot using a slab and coil method. For this pottery lesson, students develop techniques and hand eye coordination using clay to create and paint their very own slab and coil pot.
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Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students reconstruct and make drawings of vessels in the same manner as an archaeologist. In this archaeologist lesson plan, students each get a piece of a broken pot and they have to work together to put it back together. Once it is...
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Children of Clay

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify and interpret the Pueblo Native American culture and history and comprehend their folklore and songs. They also create their own piece of pottery with clay and write a myth about the piece of pottery they made....
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Greek Vase Painting Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students identify the cultural context of ancient Greek, and especially Athenian, vase painting and the range of vase painting depictions of daily life and mythology. They experience the artistic and technical process of creating Greek...
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Coil-Built Pueblo Bowls

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use Native American tradition to create the context for making different cultural representations of pottery. Practice using geometrical shapes painted on the pottery, research different patterns found on Native American pottery, and...
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When Clay speaks

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students listen as the teacher reads "When Clay Sings," by Byrd Taylor. They discuss clay, and view a variety of clay items. Students watch a video clip "Interests in One of a Kind Pots." They watch a demonstration on working with clay....
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Pottery Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students make and decorate a replica of a North Carolina coiled pot after summarizing why archaeologists study pottery and how Indian people of North Carolina made and used coiled pottery.
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Pottery-making Methods

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students become experimental archaeologists using three methods of pottery making before the invention of the pottery wheel.