ERIC Number: ED476281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art. ArtsEdge Curricula, Lessons and Activities.
The visual arts offer aesthetic, perceptual, creative, and intellectual opportunities. This lesson points out that by creating and painting mythological characters, students will improve their ability to analyze, reorganize, critique, and create. The lesson also intends for fourth-grade students to gain insight into Greek culture through the exploration of Greek mythology. It offers an overview; suggests length and grade level; lists subjects and subtopics; cites dimensions of learning and intelligences being addressed; notes equipment and materials needed; lists teacher resources; and addresses National Standards for Arts Education. The lesson also identifies instructional objectives and strategies; provides a detailed, step-by-step instructional plan; and suggests assessment activities. Contains teacher references and a rubric for an art activity, as well as a rubric for group presentation and participation. (NKA)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Grade 4, Greek Literature, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mythology, Scoring Rubrics, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, Visual Arts
For full text: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teaching_materials/curricula/curricula.cfm?subject_id=LNA.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; National Endowment for the Arts (NFAH), Washington, DC.; MCI WorldCom, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.