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Arthur Miller and "The Crucible"
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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".

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Baila! Latin Dance in the Spanish Classroom
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Learn about a variety of Latin dances through oral group presentations. Each group will research and present one dance.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Theresa Sotto
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Broken Worlds
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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".

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Castles & Cornerstones
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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.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Characterization in Literature and Theater
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In this lesson, students explore various methods authors use to create effective characters.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Chivalry and Courtly Love
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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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Dal’ & Desnos
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In this lesson, students will enhance their creative writing skills and develop their individual writing voices through surrealist techniques.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Theresa Sotto
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Elements of Ballet
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Explore and discover the elements of dance by demonstrating various simple movements. This exercise will help assess the students' level of experience and ability.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Stacy Elise Stevenson
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Eugene O'Neill on Page and Stage
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Continue the exploration of "Puritanism" as an influence on the development of modern American drama by focusing on elements of narrative, theme and characterization.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Exploring "A Streetcar Named Desire"
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Students study setting, plot, and character development in Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire" and discuss its impact on American theater.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Form and Theme in the Traditional Mexican Corrido
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Students will learn about the traditional Mexican musical form of corridos, which dates back to the 1800s and continues to be very popular.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Theresa Sotto
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Fractured Families in American Drama
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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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Guantanamera: A Poem and a Song
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Students will listen to "Guantanamera," a Cuban folk song made famous by Pete Seeger with lyrics from a poem by Jose Marti.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Phyllis Gron
Date Added:
10/10/2010
It's All in the Translation
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In this lesson students will examine the important role translation plays in interpreting the dramatic literature and theater of the ancient Greeks.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Jim Carpenter
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Jazz Music, Dance, and Poetry
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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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Brian Ziegler
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Date Added:
10/10/2010