Grade 9-12

JD Salinger - Educator's Guide and Poster

An activity-based analysis of The Catcher in the Rye and other works by J.D. Salinger as well as a look into his private life are illustrated by essays and classroom activities included in the poster.

Jan 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter - Lesson Overview

This lesson plan will give students an in-depth experience of media literacy by providing an opportunity to analyze Murrow's thoughts on the responsibility of the media, examine modern issues in depth, and simulate Murrow's style in the SEE IT NOW format.

Oct 28th, 2006 | 0 comments

Diego Rivera: Art as the Universal Language - Lesson Overview

Students will discuss the nature of art, what purposes it serves, and how Rivera's art reflected what was happening in the world during his lifetime.

Aug 27th, 2005 | 2 comments

Through the Lens of Robert Capa - Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use Guided Reading techniques to learn about Capa's style and to discover the techniques that made him a great photographer.

Aug 27th, 2005 | 3 comments

Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms - Lesson Overview

This American Master's series lesson uses Capote's autobiographical short story, "A Christmas Memory", to teach a lesson on characterization in writing.

Aug 27th, 2005 | 1 comment

Kazan, Miller, and the McCarthy Era - Lesson Overview

Students will use the Miller-Kazan story as an introduction to the McCarthy era, one of the darkest times in America's cultural history.

Aug 26th, 2005 | 1 comment

Andy Warhol - Lesson Overview

Through these activities students will explore various definitions about what constitutes art and how other periods in art history may have framed these definitions, develop their own ideas of what constitutes art, and use representative works of art to support their own definitions of art.

Aug 26th, 2005 | 2 comments

Ralph Ellison - Lesson Overview

In this lesson plan, students will use similar tools to explore the theme of invisibility in the book, in their own lives, and in their communities.

Aug 24th, 2005 | 3 comments

Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For - Lesson Overview

In this lesson plan, students will learn the basics of jazz appreciation. They will hear performances by various artists including Ella Fitzgerald, learning about jazz styles, the roots of jazz, and the characteristics of different types of jazz.

Jun 1st, 2005 | 0 comments
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