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Who Was to Blame for World War 1

#teachinginquiry

Elizabeth Evans
6
 

New Realism

#CIETeachArt

GABRIEL VEGA-SALCEDO
9
 

Abstract Expressionism

#CIETeachArt


Makayla Curry
12
 

Graffiti

#CIETeachArt .Learn about the uniqueness of  graffiti art. 

Adrian Rodriguez
10
 

Our World By Design

Our World by Design highlights objects from Cooper Hewitt's 2018 ad campaign. Each object brings awareness to the critical role design plays in enabling people to engage and interact in the world.

Cooper Hewitt Education Department
18
 

Smithsonian "Super" Bowls

A collection of bowls from around the Smithsonian

Smithsonian_Advancement
44
 

Presidents Day

Items that I can show during President's Day observational activities
Eileen Winfrey
18
 

"Birdland"~The Inspiration Behind the Song

Are you playing "Birdland" in your jazz band?  If so, this collection brings the piece, and the inspiration behind it, to life.  

~Listen to one of the original "Birdland" performances

~Read about one perspective of Weather Report and their lead musician

~See how the Jazz Club and Charlie Parker tie in 

~See portraits of the Jazz Musicians who have a connection with this piece 

~Learn how Bebop was created and about the men who made it happen

Angela Berger
11
 

Neoism

#Cieteachart

ANIYA HARRIS
10
 

Photorealism

#CIETeachArt

Eddie Soto-Ramirez
14
 

War of 1812

Kerry Heath
18
 

Puerto Rico Movie Posters

Movie Posters from Puerto Rico

Introduction to feature film’s narrative stories

Arch of the story – Beginning, middle, & end  

Introduction to the Lesson Plan  

Constant scrolling through social media platforms and click bait headlines, many of us uncritically consume vast amount of visual media every day. This lesson plan asks student participants to make observations of visual media and to transform those impressions through the creative medium of cinematography. The goal of the lesson plan is to help develop a more nuanced, informed visual literacy among young learners.   

The use of visual impressions in this lesson plan allows the student to construct cinematic narrative stories based on Puerto Rican culture and daily life. The images printed on these posters relate to themes that explored art and exhibitions, medical education and prevention of diseases, natural disaster awareness and relief actions, community engagement in medical campaigns, as well as rural life in Puerto Rico. In order to write this narrative story, the student will interact heavily with the poster visuals and the stories they represent in order to awaken the student’s imagination and intellect as they engage in an exercise of writing fiction, allowing them to learn about Puerto Rican culture and cinematic history.  

Lesson Goals

-Exposure to film archival material

-Development of writing skills for film narratives

-Analyses and comprehension of the screenwriting process and structure

-Exposure to Puerto Rican culture and daily life activities

-Teamwork and ability to multitask  

Concluding Questions to Students

  • What did you know about Puerto Rico and its culture before the lesson plan, and what are new things that you learned about it after engaging in this exercise?
  • What visuals impacted you the most and why?
  • After completing step # 3, how did you initially envision the characters of your story to be or to behave?
  • Do you feel confident about using the beginning-middle-end structure to write a screenplay?
  • What are a few things that you can take from this exercise and how do you see implementing them in future–artistic, cinematic, writing–projects?  

The following seven images are screen printings of movie posters from Puerto Rico. These screen-prints are housed at the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.  

The purpose of this lesson plan is to help you create a narrative story (aided by the poster’s images and scenarios) following a movie scrip sequence of “beginning, middle, and an end.” Then compare your story with others in your classroom and see how close or far were you from the stories–of the films–these posters represent.  

Here are the steps you need to follow:  

  • Choose 3 (out of the 7) posters.
  • Once you have selected your posters, assign them a place in your narrative story as follow;
    • Poster # 1 - Beginning
    • Poster # 2 - Middle
    • Poster # 3 - End
  • Look at the characters, the setting (place and/or type of surroundings), objects, symbols, and the text on your posters (we will provide attendees with Spanish to English translation for this lesson plan).
  • Give Names to the characters in the posters. Names can repeat if you want a character in one poster to be the same character in another poster (this might be helpful to write your narrative story). Or! each character in a poster can be unique and have its own story.
  • Go to the lesson plan images and read the description and keywords for each of your 3 choices.
  • Combine your text from step # 4 and incorporate it into your narrative (in your own words) with your observations from step # 5
  • Arrange your narrative, shuffle the order of your posters (beginning, middle, end), move characters around, change names, etc. Have fun.

You will have the option of shuffling the order of your posters at any time in order to re-arrange your narrative.            

Your narrative does not have to be perfect or make any sense. The purpose of this lesson plan is to put you in the mindset of the writer and director of a feature film. Using as inspiration movies made in Puerto Rico as you analyze the meaning and stories behind the posters you chose in order to make your own Puerto Rican movie. 

Raul Varela
7
 

Pigs!

Some of my favorite pigs, hogs, and boars from across the Smithsonian collection.

Darren Milligan
54
 

Latino American Experience

#LatinoHAC

Nadyia Duff
19
 

Ya Basta

This is a compilation of resources gathered at La Plaza De Culture Y Artes


#SJ2019LP

Douglas Hoffman
3
 

Chicano(a) Americans #2J2019LP

A History Through Images 

John Phan
16
 

American Author Research Paper

Introduction to American Author Research Paper. #sj2019lp

Eric Contreras
46
 

Zoot Suit U.S History B

To be used in Mr. Chaffino U.S History B class.

#sj2019lp

Erik Chaffino
9
 

Black History Month - Celebrating the Rich Cultural History of our Country

This Learning Lab uses interactive virtual tours, videos, images, and much more to Celebrate the Rich Cultural History of African American History in honor or Black History Month.

Students can explore this Learning Lab independently. Learning exercises and worksheets have been provided to help enhance the exploration of the content for the NMAAHC Black Superheroes 

Wakanda Learning Lab is this? #SJ2019LP

Kara MontgomeryRoa
29
 

La Plaza De Cultura y Artes

This is a collection of images around protests on display at La Plaza De Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles, California.

#SJ2019LP


Chrystal Maggiore
11
 

Chicano studies #SJ2019LP

visual lesson

Carlos Galarza
25
 

Trial collection

#sj2019lp

Paul Rosenberg
3
 

Native American identity and resistance.

This collection explores the underlying issues affecting First Nations in the US, such as environmental, social, political, economic and personal and how culture, geography and history are used as a way to ground their resistance as a continuity of Indian identity both personally and as a community. 

#SJ2019LP

Juventino Gutierrez
8
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