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  School:

Mineral Springs

Middle School

 
  Location:

Winston-Salem,

NC

 
  Grade: 8
 
  Disciplines: Visual Art
Language Arts
 
  Description: Students create ceramic place settings based on literary characters.
 
 

 

 

Additional Resources

Selected Unit Materials

Who’s Coming to Dinner? A unit overview including a book summary, themes, learning goals, materials, activities, and national standards (PDF)

Art Project Planning Sheet: A graphic organizer for planning and designing place setting projects (PDF)

Print Resources

Chicago, Judy. The Dinner Party. New York: Penguin Books, 1996. ISBN: 0140244379 (paperback); ISBN: 0670859575 (hardbound)

Lippard, Lucy, Lucie-Smith, Edward, & Thompson Wylder, Viki D. Judy Chicago. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002. ISBN: 082302587X

Taylor, Theodore. The Weirdo. New York: Harcourt Children's Books, 1991. ISBN: 0152949526

Web Sites

The Artchive
http://www.artchive.com
An archive of images, text, and articles made available for educational purposes

The Web Gallery of Art
http://www.Gallery.euroweb.hu/index.html
A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods

Art in Context
http://www.artincontext.com/
This site provides public access to information that is added by curators, dealers, artists, writers, and others from around the world

ArtCyclopedia
http://artcyclopedia.com/
An art search engine for locating images and museums

Judy Chicago: Through the Flower Homepage
http://www.judychicago.com/
An organization dedicated to creating a cultural legacy built upon the vision embodied in Judy Chicago’s work through education, exhibition, and preservation

Faces, The Ultimate Composite Picture
http://www.pimall.com/nais/faces.html
Composite picture software (CD-ROM) containing a database of 4,000 facial features that can be used to create endless combinations of faces

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