Once Upon a Time… / Habia Una Vez…

Have students create a simple story inspired by their Museum tour using Voicethread. Students will need to connect the art from the tour to the concept of community. They should choose one of the works of art they saw at the Museum to begin their story; they can use the Museum Collection site to find… Read on

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We “Art” the World / Nous Sommes le Monde

Schedule time after the Museum tour for students to self-guide so that they can take pictures of works of art in the galleries. Students will then use Animoto to create a visual display of various works that represent their interpretation of world art. Have them include title and conclusion slides that reflect their thoughts on… Read on

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What Makes a Community?/ ¿Qué Forma una Comunidad?

Have your students brainstorm key vocabulary in both Spanish and English that relates to the idea of community: what it is, who/what is involved, how it can relate to different areas of life, etc. Split your students into groups and assign each a letter from the word “comunidad” (8 letters, only one “d”). Each group… Read on

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We Are the Wor(l)d

In groups, have students brainstorm words that represent the vocabulary and themes they anticipate encountering on a World Communities tour at the Museum. As a whole class, share these words and compile a master list. Create a class word cloud and discuss what the most common words were and why they are meaningful to the… Read on

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Parlez-vous Français?

Look at the image gallery of pieces featured in the Impressionism show. Ask students to make a list of 5–10 places, objects, jobs, or feelings that come to mind when they look at the works. Then, use an online French-to-English dictionary to translate those words into French. Have students learn 15 words (depending on their… Read on

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