Lesson Plans

Explore landmark architecure while recreating them through movement with your body.

45 minutes

1-2 / 3-5

Build / Interpret

Language Arts / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Research and uncover the innovative designs and technology used by Wright and current architects and designers.

0 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Explore / Look

Science / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Imagine, plan, and build a three dimensional model of a house for your own unique client.

45 minutes

Middle

Math / Science / Visual Arts

Build with Froebel blocks and explore the the designs of man-made and natural landmarks.

45 minutes

1-2 / 3-5 / High School / Middle

Build / Look

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Learn about and participate in the process of historic preservation by condiering the definition of “landmark” and crafting persuasive letters.

60 minutes

3-5 / Middle

Explore / Interpret

Language Arts / Social Studies / Visual Arts

Examine the use of light and shadows in Wright’s work and relate it to the use of positive and negative space by creating linoleum cut tiles.

60 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Design / Explore / Look

Science / Visual Arts

Explore different types of line and how this design element can serve as a launching point for a design or work of art.

20 minutes

1-2 / 3-5

Visual Arts

Look at examples of Wright’s designs and explore the relationships between design elements through sketching.

30 minutes

1-2 / 3-5 / High School / Middle

Design / Interpret / Look

Language Arts / Visual Arts

Investigate community architecture to explore private and public buildings and preservation. Then design Wright inspired buildings with re-purposed recyclables.

A part of the Neighborhood & Cities series.

0 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Build / Design / Explore / Look

Social Studies / Visual Arts

What makes up the ideal community? Explore how Wright’s unique design philosophy applies to city and neighborhood design.

A part of the Neighborhood & Cities series.

0 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Build / Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Define “community” by exploring the local community and creating an identity map.

A part of the Neighborhood & Cities series.

60 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Examine how ratios can impact a design then build your own Prairie style masterpiece with the same ratio as the Robie House.

0 minutes

High School / Middle

Build / Design / Explore / Look

Math / Visual Arts