As you look below, you will see The Oxbow in Massachusetts.
This is a “Bird’s Eye View” of the same area painted in 1836. The painting can be seen in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Title: View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, MA, after a Thunderstorm (The Oxbow) Creator: Thomas Cole Creation Date: 1836 Oil on canvas Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
When we look at art, such as this Daguerreotype from the mid 1800s, we can learn a lot about the culture and people of the times. What can you tell by looking at this picture of a seamstress? Now lets look at this picture of modern day seamstress’. What differences did you notice? Photography is a type of art that we can use to learn about our culture. We can also learn about cultures from long ago, and cultures from other lands through art.
On the left is a Daguerreotype from the 1800s of some firemen. On the right is a photo of f modern day firemen. Please study the pictures, and then complete the Venn Diagram about firemen. (Question #3.)
The Statue of Liberty is a sculpture. The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.
Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi - sculptor of Liberty
Poetry is another form of art. As we listen to poems, we can learn about the values of the people. This poem, “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus; written in the 1800s.
We are going to learn these 2 lines from this poem. (Discuss meaning.) Repeat poem with choral reading.
Now go to question #4 and record the two lines from the poem.
Click on the link to experience the museum.
Look at the details of the picture. Compare this picture to what you know of modern day singers.
Discuss what we can learn about Japanese culture from the painting from Japan.
The Infuence of Arts
The Influence of the Arts 3 rd grade TEK: 3.14A,B Eastridge Elementary
Get in your seat and buckle up. Our plane will be taking off shortly.
As we take off, please look out the window at the view.
Entertainment for the Flight <ul><li>We are currently on our way to New York to see the Statue of Liberty. As we are flying, we have chosen some works of art for your viewing pleasure. As you look at the works of art, please look closely at the details. We will have a question session at the end of the Art slide show. </li></ul>
You Can Do It!! <ul><li>“_____ ___ _____ _____, _____ ____, </li></ul><ul><li>_____ _______ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>_______ ___ _______ _______.” </li></ul>
<ul><li>We are now going to fly to the Norman Rockwall Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>Buckle Up!! </li></ul>http:// nrm.org /
It is now time to fly on to the Capital, where we can witness the famous modern day poet, Maya Angelou, read a poem she wrote at the request of William Jefferson Clinton for his Inauguration as the 42nd President of the United States, January 20, 1993 . <ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =v4eTG3dioM4 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Well boys and girls, it is now time to head back home. As we travel back, we will pass the time by singing some songs. Songs are another form of art. We can learn about peoples values and cultures through the words of songs. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The first song we will sing is “America the Beautiful.” It was written by Katherine Lee Bates. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// kids.niehs.nih.gov/lyrics/america.htm </li></ul>
<ul><li>Now we will sing “This Land is Your Land.” It was written by Woody Guthrie. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// kids.niehs.nih.gov/lyrics/thisland.htm </li></ul>
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