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Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile

Video

Jazz legend John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. Dizzy Gillespie, Cheraw's claim to fame, filled many musical roles, such as trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer...
Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day
Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day

Lesson

This lesson will explain the beginnings of Veteran's Day as an annual celebration in the United States, as well as familiarizing students with the 5 main branches of the Armed Services. Excellent...

Hutty, Alfred Heber | South Carolina Public Radio
Hutty, Alfred Heber | South Carolina Public Radio

Audio

"H" is for Hutty, Alfred Heber (1877-1954). Artist. A native of Michigan, Hutty attended the Art Student League in Woodstock, New York. In 1919, in pursuit of a warmer place to spend winters, he...
A Logo for You
A Logo for You

Lesson

Students will analyze logos to determine the overall theme and main idea. Their logo will represent the main idea of who they are as individual by using three of the seven elements of visual arts...

Version of Reality
Version of Reality

Lesson

In this lesson, students will create an animated GIF that constructs their own personal version of reality. Students will begin by reading James Thurber's The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and compare...

American Progress Perspectives
American Progress Perspectives

Lesson

This is an arts integrated lesson with Social Studies and Visual Arts. After learning about Manifest Destiny and the subgroups affected with expanding west, students will create a painting of John...

Will your VISUAL ARTS PASSION become a CAREER?
Will your VISUAL ARTS PASSION become a CAREER?

Lesson

The teacher will introduce this unit as a chance to learn the "inside story" of an artist's life, whether the artist is a painter, potter, weaver, etc. After a listing of all conceivable mediums, and...