Geography through Art (Middle School)Teacher: Donna Jones
Discover the world through art! This class will utilize the curriculum Geography Through Art, which highlights the various features of countries around the world through sketching, artist profiles, culture connection boxes, internet resources, recipes, maps, and leveled projects for multi-age use. The art projects touch on 27 countries, including Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, China, India, Japan, Russia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Brazil and others.
The companion book Eat your way Around the World will also be used to further explore the countries with cooking.
There will be homework, quizzes, tests, and assignments to enhance learning.
Curriculum/Required Text(s): Curriculum will be supplied by the instructor. Students will be given a short list of art supplies to purchase.