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Themes vs. Timelines

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Teaching history through a thematic curriculum fosters a higher level of engagement and critical thinking in young historians.
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Reading Literature - Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
“What is the theme of this story?” Now there’s a question all pupils dread. Rather than encountering a sea of faces that look like they were painted by Edward Munch, face a classroom filled with smiles and confidence. Show your readers...
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Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey

For Teachers 11th - 12th
An exciting twist on the study of the classical hero and the heroic quest! Using film to explore modern-day tales of heroes, the resource contains complete, ready-to-use lesson plans for as many as twelve days of instruction. Throughout...
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Themes and Motifs in Macbeth Act Five

For Students 10th - 12th
How do themes and motifs build and develop through Act Five of Macbeth? With this two-page worksheet, readers record quotations that represent themes like ambition, conscience, and manhood. In addition, they speak to symbols like blood,...
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Art and Its Cultural Reflection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars visit the Ethnic Art Museum Website and create art replicas from Micronesia or their own communities. They focus on recurring themes in the art such as birds, fish, or geometric patterns. They present their art to the...
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Flower Symbolism

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify flowers as symbols in art forms. They focus on the Victorian era and create their own flower design for use in visual art or literary forms.
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American Federal

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners review and apply architectural history and identify selected architectural features and styles of the Americal Federal time period. They write down the information on their outline from a PPT presentation included with lesson. ...
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Creating a Decorative Drawer Front Concealing Student Treasures

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders describe the image of a writing desk. They create a separate drawer to scale and create a class desk that displays each drawer. Students use repetitive motifs in designing their drawers. To illustrate the use of the desk in...
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Why Are There Dragons On Chinese Imperial Robes?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the symbols and motifs in Chinese imperial robes. They explain the symbolism in each. Students design a Chinese imperial robe that contains symbols and icons that represent their own qualities.
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Visual Arts Lesson: Writing desk

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine a writing desk. They each make decorative drawers to scale for assembly into a class desk. They use repetitive motifs in their designs.
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The ABC's of Walter Anderson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how motifs, symbols, and ideas influence various pieces of visual art. They compare and contrast the work of Walter Anderson to pre-historic cave paintings and create a glue line print using motifs and symbols found...
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Keeping Us in Stitches Activity: Appliqué Bedcover Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore patriotic and classical motifs in applique design and technique. A bedcover or quilt is produced using appropriate symmetry, color,proportion and composition.
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Spice Container

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine and identify classic Greek and Roman motifs on spice containers. They analyze the process of casting and chiseling silver, and design and create a spice container using classic Greek and Roman design elements.