ART: HISTORY: Teaching History through Art
- Greetings All,
David Dillard (Net Gold list) showed interest in a
post I made about teaching history and art as a
collaborative effort. I was just curious to see what I
could find online on this topic.
Here is a New York Times Lesson Plan
Cultural "Art"-ifacts: Learning About World Cultures
Home-schoolers might be interested in the book:
Teaching History Through Art
Price: $19.95 - $20.95
Author: Rich & Sharon Jeffus
Publisher: Visual Manna
Hands on fun projects follow each lesson. Bronze foil
included for study of bronze age art project. Lessons
on Renaissance science, clothing, food, sculpturing,
and drama are also included.
I found many resources available for Home-schoolers to
Last year, Grace Hall worked interdisciplinary with
American History teacher in designing her high school
art lessons. All art teachers know the value of
integrating art and history. It is sometimes hard to
influence the history/social studies teachers.
Learning art history made history come alive for me.
Now I find the two inseparable. That is why I
developed my art resources web site.
Of course, there are many individual lessons on
Incredible Art Department integrating art and history.
Incredible Art Department
Incredible Art Resources
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