Monday students will take a pre-test to see if they have any knowledge of the Harlem Renaissance. Upon completion, students research 5 important facts about the Harlem Renaissance using IPads. They will write down the information on a notebook paper.
Tuesday students will begin working on their Harlem Renaissance Artist Research Poster. They will use the computer to answer research questions about the artist they have chosen from their hand out.
Wednesday students will complete research questions 5-8 from their hand out.
Thursday students will save 1 image of their artist and at least 5 images of their most important works of art. The title of the artwork must be included with their poster.
Friday students will work in the classroom to plan the lay out of their posters. They will create a rough sketch of the placement of each fact and image on their poster. Students must incorporate a design, picture border, etc. showing the style of the artist they researched.
Monday students will be challenged to look at how they will make a difference in creating a world of tomorrow. They will think about cities of the future and write a short story to describe what they would be like.
Tuesday and Wednesday students will share their vision for the future by creating a Google Doodle.
Thursday and Friday students will complete their final Google Doodle on the entry form for the Google Doodle contest.
Monday students will be learning about Islamic art. They will complete the hand out "Islamic Art: Working with pattern.
Wednesday students will continue to paint their creatures and "Peanut Butter Lover's Month" drawing.
Thursday students will finish their "Peanut Butter Lover's Month" drawing.
Friday students will learn how to "throw on the wheel" with artist Diane Quamman.
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