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  School: FAIR School
(Fine Arts Interdisciplinary
Resource School)
 
  Location: Crystal, MN
 
  Grade: 8
 
  Disciplines: Visual Art
Dance
Music
Theatre
Language Arts
Social Studies
 
  Description: Students express the ideas of conflict and protest through art forms.
 
 

 

 

Additional Resources

Selected Unit Materials

Conflict and Courage — 8th-Grade World Cultures Unit: A detailed unit outline including topics, timeline, objectives, themes, activities, resources, and assessment (PDF)

Finding Your Voice — 8th-Grade Art Unit: A unit overview including objectives, pre-teaching, and detailed unit activities (PDF)

Print Resources

Bowell, Pamela, & Heap, Brian S. Planning Process Drama. London: David Fulton Publisher, 2001. ISBN: 1853467197

Neelands, Jonothan, & Goode, Tony. Structuring Drama Work, (2nd edition). Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0521787297

O’Neill, Cecily. Drama Worlds: A Framework for Process Drama. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 1995. ISBN: 0435086715

Perkins, David. The Intelligent Eye: Learning To Think by Looking at Art. New York: J Paul Getty Museum Publications. 1994. ISBN: 089236274X

Volavkova, Hana. I Never Saw Another Butterfly. New York: Schocken Books, 1994. ISBN: 0805210156

Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. (1998). “On Being A Prisoner: Drama Explorations in Confinement.” In Transcendent Voices: The Work of Artists in Isolation. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. (1998). “Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time.” In Transcendent Voices: The Work of Artists in Isolation. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Southeast Center for Education in the Arts. (1998). “Confinement in the U.S.: One Artist’s Experience – Minidoka No. 3 (Diary).” In Transcendent Voices: The Work of Artists in Isolation. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Audio Recordings

Various Artists., Reagon, Bernice Johnson (Compiler). (1994). Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions [CDs and educator’s guide]. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. ASIN: B000001DJE

Various Artists. Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through its Songs. (1992). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. ASIN: B000001DHL

Web Sites

American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
http://memory.loc.gov/
A gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/
America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies – University of Minnesota
http://chgs.umn.edu/histories/minnesotans/andHolocaust/ancer/index.html
Direct access and referrals to materials such as slides, film, video, and audio-tapes for use in Holocaust and genocide education

Read • Write • Think – The Peace Journey: Using Process Drama in the Classroom
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=269
A motivating unit using process drama that engages students in writing for both imaginative and functional purposes

Samuel Bak - The Pucker Gallery
http://www.puckergallery.com/artists/bak_index/bak_allseries.html
Information about the artist and his work

 

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