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13 resources with the keyterm modernism

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How to Throw a Party Like Gatsby

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Compare the classic novel with visual adaptations in order to teach imagery, historical context, and adapting material across mediums.
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The Modernist Struggle: Allusions, Images, and Emotions in T.S. Eliot’s Prufrock

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
After a series of close reading activities that focus on modernist elements in T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," individuals are asked to adopt the point of view of a mental health professional and e-mail Prufrock...
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Georgia O'Keefe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce the art of Georgia O'Keefe to you class. Here, you'll find brief information about her life and art style, as well as eight of her famous flower paintings. Learners will be able to analyze the organic shapes and colors she used...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is Romanticism? This question drives the 11-slide, student-created PowerPoint. Characteristics of Romantic art and literature are presented, and they show a comparison between Romanticism and Modernism. While some slides are a bit...
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Six Degrees of Lord of the Rings

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here's a fascinating take on a three-year honors, AP language, and AP literature course. Designed for teachers, the presentation suggests how to connect Tolkien's classic to the AP English canon. Very thought-provoking and definitely...
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Celebrating Modernism at the A Century of Progress World's Fair

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine aesthetic movement known as modernism, discover why organizers chose modernism as World Fair's design pattern, interpret photographs of modernist fair buildings and identify artifacts that reflect modernist ideas, and...
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Modernism in Poetry, Painting, and Music

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Are you teaching Modernism to your class? Connect different areas of artistic expression in the Modernist Era. Learners read T.S. Eliot, view art by Pablo Picasso, and listen to a Modernist musical composition. This final assignment is...
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Modernism Introductory Lesson

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students compare and contrast images of American and Muslim women.  In this Modernism lesson plan, students look for changes in society and its values.  Students create a Venn Diagram showing similarities and differences in a slide of...
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Understanding the Context of Modernist Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the historical, social, and cultural context of modernist poetry. They explore websites, complete a chart, compare/contrast rural and urban life, watch a video of early New York, and complete a writing assessment...
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Navigating Modernism with J. Alfred Prufrock

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore role of the individual in the modern world by closely reading and analyzing T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."
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Modern Visions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the many art movements considered to exist in the realm of 'modernism.' students explore, in pairs, key elements of different modern art movements and design posters presenting their movements.
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Nureyev: Bringer of Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Nureyev's artistic endeavors and achievements. For this language and art lesson, students analyze  modes of dance expression at the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries. They focus on Martha Graham and...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the literature of modernism in America. They conduct research and read different texts for clarification of the genre style. Students discuss the background influences of culture that shaped modernism.