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Re: [teacherartexchange] Greek Mythology...


From: M. Austin (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Aug 08 2007 - 18:26:16 PDT

Not suitable for school, but a good tie-in is the new movie "300". The
history channel has a video on "300" that is school appropriate, and while
not art related, would be a good background video to show.

> Just a thought,
> Greek Mythology is one of those subjects that can grab
> any student older to younger. The stories of how they
> came about. The relationships they have with each
> other. Its like a modern day soap opera. Using art to
> give students visual representation of what they talk
> about is vital. Maybe have students recreate the Gods
> as they would be today: look how the Gods of the
> Greeks represented how they idolized themselves to be,
> how do we see ourselves today and how would that be
> represented in Gods of today.

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