Ancient Voices The Art of the Mask-Part 3 of 3





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Published on Apr 15, 2010

Description of Program: English and Visual Art lesson taught by Lórien Eck with poet and author Kate Hovey.

Students will learn how to make a hand-held mask depicting a god, goddess or hero from Greek mythology. Using examples from her own work, the author discusses methods for incorporating the characters symbols and emblems into the masks design. Applicable State Standards: Grade 6 Reading 3:6 Identify and analyze features of themes conveyed through characters, actions, and images. 3.7 Explain the effects of common literary devices (e.g., symbolism, imagery, metaphor) in a variety of fictional and nonfictional texts. Grade 6 Visual Arts 5.3 Create artwork containing visual metaphors that express the traditions and myths of selected cultures Series Title: Homework Hotline
Grade: 6
Curricular Area: English and Visual Arts
Teacher: Lórien Eck with poet Kate Hovey, author of Arachne Speaks, Ancient Voices and Voices of the Trojan War.
Category: Education

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  • Song

    • MX140_05 - Talkin' Trash-13858
  • Artist

    • Andrew Ezrin, ASCAP|Christopher Hajian, ASCAP
  • Album

    • MX140 Groove City Vol. 1
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    • AdRev for a 3rd Party (on behalf of JRM Music, ASCAP (Megatrax)); AdRev Publishing


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