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Mapping Los Angeles over Time

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read maps for chronological information in Los Angeles. They develop a multicultural chronology of Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, California: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Take a trip to sunny Los Angeles with this vibrant ESL presentation. English learners study the attributes of L.A, such as beaches, palm trees, and the San Andreas Fault. Perfect for a unit about travel or geography, this is a great way...
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Let's Create a Sculpture!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars engage in a lesson that is about creating a sculpture with the help of viewing sculptures in the Watts Towers in Los Angeles. They use modeling clay to create personal sculptures using the pictures as examples for personal...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Smoky Night (Bunting)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Experience the Los Angeles Riots through the eyes of a child in Even Bunting's poignant story Smoky Night. Use this text as you teach vocabulary in context, using comprehension questions to help scholars make connections to outside...
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Looking for Lizards across Los Angeles

For Students 5th - 8th
In this lizards worksheet, students read a 1 page passage titled Looking for Lizards across Los Angeles and then answer short answer questions about it. Students answer 10 questions.
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ISLA for Theater, TV and Film

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the use of the Information System for Los Angeles to research a period of theater, TV or film. They research either a wardrobe period or a set/scene design and present their findings to the class.
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The Founding of Los Angeles, California

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the social and cultural impact of settler groups in California and the origins of the founding of Los Angeles, California. They read and discuss an informational handout, and discuss what it is and was like to...
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LA Walkouts

For Students 4th - 12th
An informative video takes you to East Los Angeles In the 1960s. Educator, Sal Castro identified a common problem among the Latino population and as a native Angelino, he decided to do something about it. Castro planned a walkout across...
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Promoting tourist attractions in Los Angeles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop a tourist brochure for a recreational activity in Los Angeles. They read brochures and maps and identify key components.
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Special Order 40

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The city of Los Angeles' 1979 Special Order 40 states: "LAPD officers shall not initiate police action with the objective of discovering the alien status of a person." After reading a fact sheet that details the history of Special Order...
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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Inaugurates Walt Disney Concert Hall

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research the creation of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Walt Disney Concert Hall. They work in groups to identify architectural and acoustical elements, examine other structures designed by Frank Gehry and create a plan...
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Los Angeles Throughout the Years

For Teachers 4th
In groups, 4th graders are given a recent decade to focus on and its impact on Los Angeles and to see how the city has changed over time.
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Los Angeles Tourist Brochures

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the history of Los Angeles. They conduct Internet research, select a specific topic, and create a tourist brochure that includes information, pictures, and maps.
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Los Angeles Tourist Brochures

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study the history of Los Angeles and make a tourist brochure for the city.
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A Brief History of Los Angeles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the diverse cultures that make up the population of Los Angeles.
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Carlos Vaquerano

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An 11-minute video shines a spotlight on Carlos Vaquerano, an El Salvadorian who made his way to the United States of America at the age of 15 to escape the dangers that took over his country. Interviews detail how and why Vaquerano left...
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Stanley Williams

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The story of the life of Stanley Tookie Williams, the founder of the Crips, a Los Angeles gang, and later an anti-gang activist and children's author, is the focus of a resource that asks readers to ponder the question of whether or not...
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Portraits That Capture Character

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One of the great things about technology is that it lets youngsters visit museums that may be many miles away. With this resource, middle and high schoolers can visit the portrait galleries at J. Paul Getty Museum, located in Los...
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Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A Los Angeles reservoir is the largest ball pit on Earth. Learn the problem and solution of the water treatment plant in LA in a Veritasium video lesson. An unexpected chemical reaction created an issue in the treatment of water, and the...
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Rivers of Change

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine rivers and how they affect the people living around them. They read a chapter in their science text, take a virtual river tour online, read a background information story, and in pairs describe the changes in the...
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Exploring our Community

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research Los Angeles and its surrounding communities. They create digital presentations of the information they have gathered by answering the question included in the instructional activity.
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Mariachi Mania

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine mariachi music and its different musical forms.  In this music history lesson plan, 9th graders compare and contrast mariachi music from its beginnings to the present.  Students research different aspects of the...
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O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everything old is new again. The Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum presents a lesson on how Greek black-figure painting influenced eighteenth century Neoclassical artists. After looking at a series of examples, class members create their...
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Shaping Ideas: Symbolism in Sculpture—Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final session in a sequential, three-lesson sculpture study designed by the education staff of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has class members using the criterial they developed to critique each others' symbolic sculptures.

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