ERIC Number: ED457061
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
The Selling of the Taj Mahal or Osaka Castle. 7th Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this lesson, student teams role-play as real estate agents who have been contacted by an art collector about purchasing a large historic landmark in which to house an art collection. Teams will research an historical site and prepare a creative sales presentation. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, on-line resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose and suggest teaching strategies. (BB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Architecture, Area Studies, Cooperative Learning, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Historic Sites, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Non Western Civilization, Social Studies, Student Research
Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE), San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.