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Art of the Islamic World A Resource for Educators

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Learn about art and culture of the Islamic world and glean ideas for supporting studies of English language arts, math, science, social studies, world history, and visual arts. Awareness of the global community is particularly essential in the current era of social, economic, and political change, and this guide is an invaluable tool that provides insight into the complexity and diversity of Islamic regions and cultures. The featured works, all from the Metropolitan Museums collection, date from the seventh through the nineteenth century and represent a wide range of media, including painting, calligraphy, ceramics, glass, metalwork, lacquer, and textiles. Each of the guides seven thematic units and sub-chapters features an introduction, detailed descriptions of the works of art, maps, further resources, and a dynamic lesson plan designed by teachers, museum educators, and curators to align with the National and Common Core State Standards.
Year:
2012
Publisher:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Language:
english
Pages:
235
ISBN 13:
9780300191813
File:
PDF, 13.65 MB
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