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The Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators

The Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators

According to The Orange Grove, "This PDF textbook from the Metropolitan Museum of Art provides background information for educators about African culture and history as well as detailed information about selected works of art. Teachers may adapt the content to the interests, skills, and abilities of their students and may use suggested interdisciplinary connections to social studies, language arts, and studio arts curricula. This resource is organized so that a teacher can incorporate study of the artworks into a single lesson, a series of lessons, or an entire unit of study. It begins with a map and an introduction to Africa: the continent’s geography, peoples and cultures, and history. The next section discusses the role of visual expression in Africa, covering important topics such as... Show More
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