This resource provides background information on the mural movement in Tucson, Arizona and what inspired the artists who created these murals. Maps and lists of the murals are noted in the resource. A great way to learn about these murals would be to visit them physically. There are a variety of murals to visit and see!
Although this guide was created for teachers and students to use before and after seeing the Quasar Dance Company, it still serves as a great guide to teach about Brazil in the classroom.Students will understand what quasar is and will tie the dance company to Brazilian culture and art. Plenty of activities are included to help teach students this unique topic.
In this lesson, the student will explore the Maya culture and our knowledge of it through art, architecture and heritage of modern Maya people. Analyzing glyphs from the Maya system of writing and reading about ancient Mayan culture will help students understand the Mayan people.
The following lesson applies the key ideas approach to contemporary Mexican culture, in this case "Modern Mexican Painting". The lesson is designed to serve as a model for teachers to develop further lessons on Latin American culture in general and Mexico in particular. It emphasizes the use of multimedia methodology and has been tested by in-service and pre-service teachers in both monolingual and bilingual classroom settings in art, Spanish, ESL and social studies. Overall this lesson contributes to developing cultural awareness.
In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of migration patterns within, to and from Latin America and the Caribbean. This lesson is about the length of 3 1 hour class periods and all materials are included.