Applying Knowledge at a Museum

Grades 6-8 / Social Studies / Arts
CCSS: ELA.SL.6.2 ELA.SL.6.4

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-12

6

6th Grade

2

Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-12

6

6th Grade

4

Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)

Developed in Partnership with

The Getty

Lesson Objective

Use knowledge of Greek mythology to identify gods and goddesses

Length

8 min

Questions to Consider

  • How did students apply their knowledge of Greek mythology at the museum?
  • How does the See-Wonder-Think thinking routine help students analyze art?
  • How do students use evidence to support their opinions?

Common Core Standards

ELA.SL.6.2, ELA.SL.6.4

Blog: The Power of Arts Integration

Playlist: Greek Mythology in the Classroom & Museum

Images courtesy of The J. Paul Getty Museum Villa Collection, Malibu, California

Common Core Standards
ELA.SL.6.2, ELA.SL.6.4

Supporting Materials

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  • Applying Knowledge at a Museum Transcript

  • Worksheet: Ancient Greek and Roman Talk Show Villa.PDF

  • Worksheet: Greek and Roman Gods at the Getty Villa.PDF

  • Worksheet: Seating Chart.PDF

  • Worksheet: See Wonder Think.PDF

  • Arts Integration Resources from the Getty Museum.PDF

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Applying Knowledge at a Museum

Grades 6-8 / Social Studies / Arts

Applying Knowledge at a Museum