ERIC Number: EJ1006724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Mosque Project: Collective Drawings
Erwin, Douglas B.
Arts & Activities, v152 n5 p20-21 Jan 2013
Teaching the author's fifth-graders about Islam through art was a challenge. Remembering a colleague's "Collective Architecture" project, he reworked the concept using mosque architecture as the basis for a new project. The goal was to introduce Islam and its basic tenets using the visual arts, with the hope of enhancing cultural tolerance and understanding.
Descriptors: Studio Art, Art Activities, Freehand Drawing, Architecture, Islam, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades
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