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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

Following Muddy's Trail - Lesson Overview

In thie lesson, using the AMERICAN MASTERS film Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied and the Guided Reading strategy in their research, students will learn about the influential musician's childhood and trace his journey from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago.

Apr 23rd, 2003 | 0 comments

You Are What You Eat: Lessons from Alice Waters - Lesson Overview

Through Guided Reading strategies, students will use their findings to develop a proposal to the principal about improving the quality of food in the school.

Mar 19th, 2003 | 1 comment

Tennessee Williams: Exploring the American Dream - Lesson Overview

The American Master’s Series lesson on Tennessee Williams will consist of three thematic components: (1) an examination of the lyric form and mythology, (2) exploration of the dramatic form, and (3) an examination of the American Dream.

Oct 29th, 2000 | 0 comments

Hank Williams: Still Singing After All These Years - Lesson Overview

In this lesson students will think critically about a set of country and western music facts and predict whether the statements are true or false, write a bio poem based on the life and work of Hank Williams, and create a class "Hank, We Can't Help it if We're Still in Love With You" poster.

Oct 28th, 2000 | 0 comments

Billy Wilder: Film Noir Inventor and Genius - Lesson Overview

This lesson will expose students to one of the greatest American film writer/directors who shaped the landscape of American film today. Through the classic Noir film Double Indemnity, students will explore the historical and social impact of the 1930’s and 1940’s.

Oct 29th, 1999 | 0 comments

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