"Creativity Takes Courage" - Henri Matisse
Who or what and why has this
Pick a topic that you would like to dig deeper into.
1) How are you going to collect and organize your information?
2) Brainstorm one or two topics
3) Do some background reading on each
4) Decide which topic to continue researching
5) What are you going to focus on? As you are reading about the topic you have decided on, create a mind map to help you decide where to focus.
How are your going to present this information?
Art Movement/Styles: Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Baroque, Classical, Contemporary, Cubism, Impressionism, Modern Art, Photo realism, Pop Art, Surrealism etc.
Famous Artists: Andy Warhol, Jackson, Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh Leonardo da Vinci, Matisse, Michaelangelo etc.
Art Medium: Collage, Batick, Mural, Mosaic, Pottery, Pastel, Photography, Screen Printing, Sculpture, Tempera, Woodblock printing etc.
Playwrights: Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde etc.
Theatre: Abbey Theatre, Experimental Theatre, French Theatre, Globe Theatre, Kabuki Theatre, Kyogen Theatre, Punch and Judy.
Musical Theatre: Broadway, George Gershwin, Vaudeville
Drama: American Drama, British Drama, Chinese Drama, Folk, Greek Tragedy, Historical Drama, Miracle and Mystery Play
Other: Method Acting, Mime, Puppetry, Specific Actors
Types of Music: Blues, Classical, Disco, Folk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Religious Music, Reggae, R & B
Instruments: Guitar, Drums, Keyboard & Piano, Strings, Woodwind, Brass.
Vocals: Pop, Opera/Classical, Rock, Country, Blues/Jazz, Adult Contemporary
Other: Bagpipes, The Beatles, Popular Artists, Vienna Boys Choir..
To use Musical Explorers Around the World students simply have to click on one of the large placemarks on the map. When clicked, each placemark reveals a musician or two from that place, the music they make, and the instruments they use. Each placemark contains a video featuring the musicians explaining a little bit about themselves and their music. Each of the placemarks on the map also contains audio files to listen to full songs performed by the musicians on the map.