orientation (html) to A
Matter of Style module.
can lead students through all or some of the following activities, which
are available for printout as PDF or HTML files. Adobe
Acrobat Reader is needed to read and print PDF files.
how to research, identify and describe heirlooms from your home, family,
or town. [lower (html
version) or upper (html
version) grades] [Research note
form (html version) for both]
Historical Motifs (html
version) in Today's Furniture by comparing shape and motifs featured
in advertisements and catalogs with those on the Identifying Design Elements
diagrams and Glossary from our six pieces of furniture.
an object's essence (html version)
through descriptive language that helps students use their new vocabulary
and think visually and verbally.
to write from different points of
view (html version) using
objects inspired by the first-person story of an old piano.
a piece of furniture (html
version) using historical characteristics found on the Elements
of Style diagrams combined with imagination.