Lesson Plans

Be inspired by Wright’s love of nature and explore the concepts of adaptive reuse and sustainable design.

0 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Science / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Explore chairs designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, then design a chair for a loved one.

120 minutes

3-5 / K-2

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Social Studies / Social-Emotional Learning / Visual Arts

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s interest in geometry and nature to collaboratively create Wright-inspired flower bouquets.

100 minutes

3-5 / K-2

Build / Design / Interpret / Look

Math / Science / Social-Emotional Learning / Visual Arts

Transform classroom windows and walls into colorful displays of Wright inspired art glass designs.

90 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12 / K-2

Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Visual Arts

Draw inspiration from biomimicry and organic design to design and build architectural sculptures.

135 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Media Literacy / Science / Visual Arts

Explore the unique characteristics of the Prairie style while creating a large-scale cardboard model.

0 minutes

3-5

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Research and explore how Frank Lloyd Wright’s innovative materials and technologies “broke the box” of traditional architecture.

0 minutes

3-5 / 6-8

Explore

Science / Visual Arts

Push the boundaries of architecture by creating an innovative design and building a 3-D model to scale.

0 minutes

3-5 / 6-8 / 9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Science / Visual Arts

Examine how architects and designers around the world are influenced by natural elements like the Sun.

60 minutes

6-8

Interpret / Look

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Investigate the collaborative works of Wright & Niedecken and design unique furniture pieces.

0 minutes

6-8 / 9-12

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Science / Visual Arts

Create blind contour drawings of Robie House art glass windows and integrate your own reflections of the natural world into a larger design.

20 minutes

6-8 / 9-12

Design / Look

Science / Visual Arts

Young learners identify shapes in architecture and recreate famous buildings through collage with geometric shapes.

100 minutes

3-5 / K-2

Build / Design / Interpret

Math / Social-Emotional Learning / Visual Arts