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14 resources with the keyterm american folk art

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Rotational Hex Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn about the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art, Rotational Hex Design. This image-rich presentation provides a comprehensive description of the origin and meaning behind these interesting totems. Instructions to create these symmetrical...
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Folk-Art Weathervanes

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils research the history of American Folk Art, as evidenced in weathervanes and whirligigs. They compare and contrast the traditional examples they find with their more modern drawings. They then recognize and apply math terms such as...
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American Heritage

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete an American folk art analysis activity. In this art analysis lesson, students analyze Ralph Fasanella's American Heritage painting using the careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and...
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Folk Art: Bird of Paradise Quilt Top

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine a "Bird of Paradise Quilt Top" to discover what the themes and patterns tell about mid-nineteenth-century America.  For this American Folk Art lesson, students discuss the possible creator of the quilt and the symbols...
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Trade Signs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete art analysis for American folk art in the form of trade signs. In this art analysis lesson, students complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and related activities to analyze the...
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Map Quilt

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the map quilt as a part of American folk art. In this folk art lesson, students read background information, complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and related activities.
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The Apple Paring

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze an example of American folk art in Clementine Hunter's 'The Apple Paring.' In this folk art analysis lesson, students read background information about the art, complete careful looking questions, questions for further...
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Situation of America, 1848

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze an example of American folk art in the oil paintings. In this folk art lesson, students analyze the art in the two examples using the careful looking questions, further discussion questions, context questions, and may...
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Faces of Africa II

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete art analysis for a Bessie Harvey piece. In this art analysis lesson, students read background information, complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and other related activities.
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Baby Blanket

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete visual analysis activities for American folk art using the art of the 'Baby Blanket.' In this art analysis instructional activity, students analyze the folk art example by completing careful looking questions,...
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Masonic Plaque in the Form of a Royal Arch Tracing Board

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze a piece of American folk art. In this folk art instructional activity, students read the background information for the Masonic Plaque in the form of a Royal Arch Tracing Board. Students analyze the symbols for the art...
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Game of Change: Slaves and Auctioneer

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze a picture of an American folk art game that illustrates the impact slavery had on society. In this art analysis lesson, students study the picture of the game that illustrates the plight of the slaves. Students define...
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Expulsion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete art analysis for Edgar Tolson's American folk art. In this folk art lesson, students complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and related activities to analyze Tolson's "Expulsion"...
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Freedom Quilt

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the folk art piece "The Freedom Quilt" and complete analysis activities. In this art analysis lesson, students analyze the quilt and complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and may...