Lesson Plans

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

45 minutes

Middle

Math / Science / Visual Arts

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

Work closely with Froebel blocks and the Forms of Beauty to explore the geometric shapes and patters that can be found in Wright’s work.

60 minutes

1-2

Design / Look

Math / Visual Arts

Identify key connections between Wright’s designs and the Forms of Life and Forms of Beauty while working with Froeble blocks.

45 minutes

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

Explore / Interpret

Math / Visual Arts

Use the design process and scientific method to study, test, and choose the best materials to build a 3-D structure.

45 minutes

3-5 / High School / Middle

Build / Explore

Science / Visual Arts

Explore Wright’s concept of Organic Architecture by examining the Robie House carpet designs and creating your own unique work.

30 minutes

3-5

Design / Explore / Interpret / Look

Math / Visual Arts

Interpret the physical and emotional attributes of a space through descriptive language and sketching exercises.

20 minutes

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

Explore / Interpret

Language Arts / Visual Arts

Introduce blind contour drawing through Robie House art glass designs and nature.

40 minutes

1-2 / 3-5

Interpret / Look

Science / Visual Arts

Create and build furniture designs inspired by the one-of-a-kind dining room table and chairs at the Oak Park Home and Studio.

30 minutes

3-5 / Middle

Build / Design

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Explore how different events and experiences can shape our world view and the art we create.

20 minutes

High School

Explore / Interpret

Social Studies / Visual Arts

Consider what it means to design for purpose by understanding how diverse families use houses differently.

60 minutes

1-2 / 3-5

Build / Design

Math / 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

High School / Middle

Design / Look

Science / Visual Arts