This lesson examines the consequences of personal conscience in conflict with rigid societal perceptions of what is "right" in human behavior as articulated in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible".
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Learn about a variety of Latin dances through oral group presentations. Each group will research and present one dance.
This lesson will introduce students to both conceptual and practical elements of classical ballet.
This lesson provides a variety of options for conducting comparative analysis between Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape" and Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire".
This lesson will explore the historic importance and function of castles in King Arthur's time and introduce students to a general history of castles and architectural terms.
In this lesson, students explore various methods authors use to create effective characters.
Explore the Arthurian codes of chivalry and courtly love in art, modern films, books, and poetry. Examine the way in which these ideals have influenced modern concepts.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to causes of the Mexican Revolution and key revolutionary figures.
In this lesson, students will enhance their creative writing skills and develop their individual writing voices through surrealist techniques.
Explore and discover the elements of dance by demonstrating various simple movements. This exercise will help assess the students' level of experience and ability.
Continue the exploration of "Puritanism" as an influence on the development of modern American drama by focusing on elements of narrative, theme and characterization.
Students study setting, plot, and character development in Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire" and discuss its impact on American theater.
This lesson introduces students to rhythm concepts, including the names and symbols associated with music notation.
Students will learn about the traditional Mexican musical form of corridos, which dates back to the 1800s and continues to be very popular.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Long Day's Journey into Night, explore the tension, tragedy, heartbreak, and love within flawed and fractured families.
Students will listen to "Guantanamera," a Cuban folk song made famous by Pete Seeger with lyrics from a poem by Jose Marti.
In this lesson students will examine the important role translation plays in interpreting the dramatic literature and theater of the ancient Greeks.
In this lesson, students will be introduced to jazz dance and jazz music. They will explore basic jazz dance movements, and will create a cinquain poem inspired by jazz music.
In this lesson, students will learn about the legend of King Arthur as depicted in stories, poems, and artwork.
This lesson introduces students to the French vocabulary of ballet. They will learn basic ballet vocabulary through both verbal and technological instruction.
This lesson introduces young students to the elements of the arts, and teaches them to use appropriate vocabulary when discussing paintings.
Nureyev's early life and work were affected by changing social, political, and cultural forces in Russia. His artistic genius was influenced by the work of Marius Petipa.
This lesson focuses on the alignment of Nureyev's artistic endeavors and achievements in the dance world of the West.
This lesson provides an overview of how creative expression developed in the West, particularly in the development of dance.
A wide variety of science concepts can be explored through the study of fireworks.
The Fibonacci Sequence manifests in nature and visual arts.
Students will analyze form in Shakespearean sonnets and hip hop music
Students will explore the nature of comedy by informally staging the opening scenes in Shakespeare's As You Like It
The musicality of words is an important element of poetry, and many poets carefully consider the sound of the words on the page. Students will listen to and analyze jazz music
Students will learn about the three elements of art (line, shape, and color) through a study of Torres-Garca's symbolism, Picasso's emotional use of color in his Blue and Rose Periods, and Abstract Expressionism. They will apply their new vocabulary to images by a variety of artists from different time periods.
In this lesson, students will explore connections between music and visual art.
Studying the work of artist Cai Guo-Qiang, students will understand the technological, logistical, and artistic factors for performance-oriented works.
This lesson continues the exploration of "Puritanism" as an influence on the development of modern American drama in works by Tennessee Williams.
In this lesson, students will create movement patterns that express information about the basic systems, organs, and processes of the human body.
This lesson introduces students to the concept of emotionally and physically telling a story through dance and pantomime.
In this lesson, students research how professions such as nursing, clerking, and teaching have changed gender dominance over the past 150 years in the United States.
Learn about the history, key players and musical qualities of the blues
Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape" presents a disheartening assessment of the impact of living in the industrialized society of the early 20th century.