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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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Pottery Quest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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...
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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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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 instructional activity is based on the Empty Bowels Project, where school kids gain an understanding of global hunger...
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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
Students 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. In this visual arts instructional activity, students analyze burnished and glazed clay pots. High schoolers study how to create pots from online sources and respond to questions about the...
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Clay Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students create a simple and usable pot using a slab and coil method. In 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
Learners 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.
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Dancing Rainbows: A Pueblo Boy's Story

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners read the book "Dancing Rainbows," and complete a variety of activities across the curriculum. In this Native Americans lesson plan, students create pottery, discuss Pueblo traditions, discuss the importance of rain, and learn...
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Textured Pottery using Self-Hardening Clay and Multicultural Design

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create textured pottery. In this multicultural arts lesson plan, students follow step-by-step directions to create textured pottery with a multicultural design out of self-hardening clay.
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Make a Paper Mache Bowl

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students create a paper mache bowl. In this paper mache activity, students use wallpaper paste, newspapers, and paint brushes to construct a paper mache bowl. Students decorate their bowl with unique designs.
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Pottery Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this pottery word search puzzle, students identify words related to pottery and ceramics. Examples include glaze, luster, and porcelain. A list of 18 words is provided to assist students in their search.
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Artifact Analysis Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this artifact analysis worksheet, students describe the material from which their artifact was made. Then they describe how it looks and feels, in addition to what its uses were for. Finally, students identify what the artifact tells...