Modern Art, Architecture, and Technology

Joan Elizabeth Nieves, Technology, David Cox Elementary School

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This unit will focus on third and fourth grade students in Technology class. Students will compare and evaluate modern art prints and museum websites.

They will learn to articulate their feelings and thoughts comparing specific works of art and architecture. Students will reframe what they believe to be art utilizing the array of modern art and architecture they will experience in person and on the Internet. Third and fourth graders will learn how art and architecture are influenced by the history and culture of the artist. Students will create, modify, and edit a multimedia project while learning about copyright laws. Students will understand that many careers incorporate technology and artistic expression.