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Lesson Plans & Classroom Materials: Music

Ancient Egypt for Young Children

Mummies and more! Activities for pre-school to 3rd grade. Art, Math, Music, Literacy, Science, Social Studies lessons inspired by the coffins of Pa-debehu-Aset.

See also Egypt in the Art Room.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Science, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary

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Egyptian mummy on loan from the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts

Egyptian mummy on loan from the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts


Art Alive: Beach at Blue Point

Interactive activities—looking, imagining, questioning and reflecting—based on William Glacken’s painting Beach at Blue Point.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary

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William Glackens, Beach at Blue Point

William Glackens
Beach at Blue Point


Art Alive: Boomtown

Interactive activities—looking, imagining, questioning and reflecting—based on Thomas Hart Benton’s painting Boomtown.

See also Thomas Hart Benton’s Boomtown, 1928.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary

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Thomas Hart Benton, Boomtown

Thomas Hart Benton
Boomtown


Art Alive: Pittsford on the Erie Canal

Interactive activities—looking, imagining, questioning and reflecting—based on George Harvey’s Pittsford on the Erie Canal.

See also George Harvey’s Pittsford on the Erie Canal: A Sultry Calm, 1837.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary

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George Harvey, Pittsford on the Erie Canal

George Harvey
Pittsford on the Erie Canal


The Renaissance

A Sixth Grade Interdisciplinary Unit on the Renaissance created by Pittsford Middle School.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Science, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary

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Teaching American History through American Art:
Rochester and the Genesee Valley

Explore art of Rochester, the Genesee River Valley and the Erie Canal.

Curriculum Connections: Art, ELA, Music, Social Studies

Grade Level: Elementary, Secondary

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Colin Campbell Cooper, Main Street Bridge

Colin Campbell Cooper
Main Street Bridge


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