Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities Sites
A Dramatic Education Lesson plans, activities and links for teaching dramaK-12.
Aesop’s Fables and modern fables illustrated and retold by U Mass art studentsK-4.
Artcyclopedia Online resources of artists, museums, etc.5-8 & 9-12.
Art Detective Actual interactive art history adventure with hands on casesK-8.
ARTSEDGE   National Arts and Education Network links the Arts and education through technologyK-12.
Art Education and Adventures Interactive hands on art activitiesK-12.
Art History Resources on the Web Provides links to resources for the study of art history and to virtual museums, costuming history, digital art, photography, archives, and links to museums from Afghanistan to ColumbiaK-12.
Architectural Design Images in History On-line multimedia encyclopedia of world architecture complete with 3-D models9-12.
Art Projects for K-12   http://www.bwaynet/~starlite/projects.htm Collection of art projects such as stained glass, drawing, etc.K-12.
Arts and Humanities Resource Page for Students, Parents and Teachers  A site offering approximately 100= links to visual arts, music, drama, dance and practical living that can be used for grades K-12.
Art Takes Time Lesson plans and activities by time periods from cave art to modern day as well as links to virtual museums, etcK-12.
Characters of Greek Mythology   Brief overview of Greek mythology gods/goddesses 5-8 and 9-12.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission Historical commission’s architectural guide in language for children5-8 and 9-12.
Children’s Music Portal Interactive recording, listening skills and Lesson plans for grades K-12.
Children’s Theatre and Creative Drama Games and lesson plans for teaching dramaK-12.
Classical Insites’ Hall of Fame  Classical musicians and composers are highlighted 5-8 and 9-12.
Classical Music Navigator Provides an introduction to classical music’s form, style, glossary and most influential composers 5-8 and 9-12.
Classics for Kids Interactive activities to teach students about classical musicK-12.
Connected to the Arts Watch animated tutorials, learn about elements of art, etc.  Designed for grades 4 and 5, but can be used K-12.
Creators’ Workshop Provides instruction on clay animation, cartoon design, Cartoon animation, caricature and many other styles K-12.
Creative Drama and Theater Education  Resources on creative drama and theater education 5-8 & 9-12.
Curriculum for Dance 50+ lesson plans to teach dance from the basics to advanced levelsK-12.
Dance Lesson Ideas and Plans Lesson plans on the history of dance and how to teach the actual stepsK-12.
Dance Lesson Plans  Introduction to dances of the U.S. and Mexico from the past to the presentK-4.
Dance Resources More lesson plans for teaching danceK-12.
DLTK's Printable Crafts  DLTK's Crafts for Kids features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays, educational themes and some of our children's favorite cartoon characters.
Drama Lesson Plans Idea bank full of lesson plans for drama K-12.
Drama Teacher’s Resource Room Tons of tried and true lesson plans and drama linksK-12.
Drum Beats in Native American History One specific lesson plan on the use of dance and music in Native American culture5-8 & 9-12.
Fine Arts Emporium On-line art instruction, vocabulary, actual imaging, etc.K-12.
Getty Arts Education Lesson plans, curriculum ideas, galleries, etc. 9-12.
Great Renaissance and Impressionist Artists /Delta/2165/  A look at the artists of these two periods 9-12.
How to Read a Painting Techniques to teach students how to critique works of art as well as how to learn the principles, elements and designs of art9-12.
Introduction to Art A plethora of information on all aspects of art with a correlating book  5-8 and 9-12.
K-12 Resources for Music Educators of music resources, links and lesson plansK-12.
Kenneth Taylor’s Drama in Education Lesson plans by age group, with links, books, resources, etc.K-12.
Kidzone Music Interactive site from the New York Philharmonic to teach music to children of different agesK-12.
Learn N.C. Students learn the basics of dance with different shoes K-4 & 5-8.
Los Angeles Music Center Lesson plans that instruct teachers on the facilitation of student dance stepsK-12.
Mark Hardens Artchive .html Alphabetical listing of 1,000+ forms, periods and artists complete with links to them. 5-8 and 9-12.
Modern Artists Primer of modern artists and their styles9-12.
Movement as a Medium Lesson plans that teach the basics of dance 9-12.
Mount Erie Art by Grade Designed for grades K-4, this site introduces basic concepts and art terms all the way from clay animation to pottery, etc. Can be used for grades 5-8 and 9-12.
Museum Stuff Gateway to most of the world’s famous museums and librariesK-12.
Music Education at Data Dragon Tutorials and information on music genres, instruments, etc. with links to other music sitesK-12.
National Association for Music Education Dedicated to all sub-domains of music Education 9-12.
National Art Education Association Site dedicated to art education in Schools from early childhood to graduate school K-12.
National Endowment for the Humanities Support learning in literature, philosophy, History, the arts, etc.5-8 and 9-12.
National Gallery of Art for Kids Exciting animation and interactive links in conjunction with a virtual tour of N.G.A.  K-12.
Principles of Acting Lessons on different aspects of drama as well as an acting manual to copy9-12.
RWT:  A Harlem Renaissance Retrospective Unit focused on Harlem Renaissance’s dance revival, music, literature, art, culture, etc.9-12.
San Francisco Symphony for Kids Interactive music site with composerizer, glossary, meet the composers, etc. for K-12.
Speed Art Museum Louisville, KY Museum’s website with Art Sparks for kids.K-12.
Surfing With the Bard  Produced for students to help them understand Shakespeare9-12.
Teach with Movies Lesson plans, activities, class projects, etc with the use of films in arts and humanities at a cost of $11.99 yearly5-12.
The Dickens Project Links to useful sites for studying Victorian Age 9-12.
The Internet Classes Archive On-line copies of classics such as The Odyssey, etc.9-12.
Thinkquest for Arts and Entertainment Many content area webquests, lessons and activitiesK-12.
This is a Series of Basic Art Lessons A series form Dedre Tisone-Bartel offering activities and art history for grades 9-12.                                                                                    
Tux Paint Designed for young children.  It has a simple interface, sound effects, and a cartoon mascot who helps guide children as they use the program.
Visible Knowledge Program Site connect high school teachers and students with college art instructors from around the world9-12.
Visual Arts and Principles of Design Content vocabulary for teaching the elements of art9-12.
World Myths and Legends in Art  Focuses on the mystique surrounding art associated with the development of world cultures 5-8 & 9-12.
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Provides lessons/units on art, music, dance, literature and drama for grades 9-12.

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