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ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (2) 15 :
15) Compare and contrast cultural uses of artwork from different times and places.

Example: Australian Aboriginal dot paintings and Plains Indians pictographs.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 1 :
1) Brainstorm collaboratively to create a work of art.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Comparing Cultures: Pottery

Students will view images of Native American Pottery and Chinese Ming Dynasty Pottery. Students will collaborate to create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the pottery of Native Americans and the Chinese Ming Dynasty. Students will compare and contrast the pottery using the elements of design and principals of art. Students will work collaboratively in small groups to brainstorm a design for a vase inspired by each culture. Student groups will write a reflection comparing and contrasting the pottery of the two cultures.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit

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