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Locating Purpose in Allusion through Art and Poetry
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|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
New Berlin, New York
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
- Portrait Gallery Graphic Organizer
- Inquiry Chart
- Musee des Beaux-Arts by W.H. Auden
- Compare and Contrast Chart
- Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
- Writing Rubric
- Optional: Allusions PowerPoint
- Kehinde Wiley's artist website: Chancellor Seguier on Horseback
This link takes teachers to Kehinde Wiley's "Chancellor Seguier on Horseback." Students will compare this image with Charles Le Brun's "Chancellor Seguier Entry Louis XIV, Paris 1660."
- The Louvre: Chancellor Seguier Entry Louis XIV, Paris 1660
This link takes teachers to Charles Le Brun's Chancellor Seguier Entry Louis XIV, Paris 1660.
- Brooklyn Museum: Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps
This link provides an image of Kehinde Wiley's "Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps."
- The Getty: Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at Grand-Saint-Bernard
This provides a link to " Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at Grand-Saint-Bernard," a painting that is currently housed at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
- Kehinde Wiley's Artist Website
This website features a collection of Kehinde Wiley's artistic works.
- National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery in London houses a collection of portraits from the 15th to 20th centuries.
- University of Virginia Library: Daedalus and Icarus
Students will read Daedalus and Icarus before they examine allusions to the myth of Icarus; teachers can find this resource through the University of Virginia Library.
- Emory University - English
This website includes W.H. Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and an image ofc Pieter Brueghel's, "The Fall of Icarus."
- Check websites to confirm that they are functioning properly and familiarize yourself with these websites.
- Preview the Interactive Venn Diagram to familiarize yourself with this resource.
- Find background information on Kehinde Wiley and about issues surrounding canonization.
- Examine the writing rubric and pre-select two or three areas that you will use to evaluate shorter writing assignments during this lesson.