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      • Thumb image for Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Beginning Level)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Beginning Level)

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
        Lesson comparing uses of land in California -- how images can influence government -- write letters about environmental issues t...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Advanced Level)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
        Lesson examining photographs of suburban development -- land use and design a plan for a utopian, environmentally-friendly housi...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Intermediate Level)

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
        Lesson in which students discuss principles of transcendentalism and create photographic essays depicting an environmental issue
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances (Advanced Level)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science
        Lesson in which students write narratives from the perspective of slaves depicted in rare photographs, create a print of a moment
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances (Intermediate Level)

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science
        Lesson about the influence of ancient style of Roman portraiture on Western art and comparing Roman and American slavery
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances (Beginning Level)

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science
        Lesson to compare portraits of freed slaves from the United States and Europe, explore facial expressions in art, and create an ...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Artifact & Analysis: A Teachers Guide to Interpreting Objects and Writing History

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Presents a strategy for incorporating historical artifacts and documents into the teaching of U.S. history. Designed as a compan...
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        Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Every Picture Tells a Story

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Lesson plan that focuses on important steps in the development of photography in the nineteenth century. Students make observati...
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      • Thumb image for Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your StoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your Story

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Students tell a story from the point of view of someone who lived in a time depicted in a museum exhibition.
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      • Thumb image for Smithsonian in Your Classroom:  Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United StatesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Students interpret historical maps and timelines in a study of America�s westward expansion in the 1840s.
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      • Thumb image for From Carbons to Computers: The Changing American OfficeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        From Carbons to Computers: The Changing American Office

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Finance & Business, United States History, History-Social Science
        Lesson plans that focuses on the history of the office to enrich understanding of trade, commerce, and economics, from the Indus...
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        America’s Favorite Landmarks

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts
        Lesson explores America’s most famous buildings. Students research architectural styles and their buildings of choice, and write...
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        American Origins

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
        This online exhibition presents portraits from the early colonial period to the Gilded Age. Includes short biographies of Pocah...
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        Textiles of the North American Southwest

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Bilingual site that explores the region�s weaving traditions and what they tell us of the interactions of Native, Hispanic, an...
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        Mr. President: Profile of Our Nations Leaders

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
        Website with brief biographies, vital stats, and National Portrait Gallery paintings of all presidents, from Washington to the p...
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