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Dream of Arcadia by Thomas Cole

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Painting by Thomas Cole "Dream of Arcadia"

 

Standards Area: Social Studies (4 week course)

Course Summary: Students will examine the artistic characteristics of a the painting, “Dream of Arcadia” by Thomas Cole. Students will discuss the meaning and significance of conservation with respect to nature, and encourage conservation of a natural space with which the students are familiar.

Course Description: This course is designed for students grade 4 – 6. Inviting students to encourage conservation of a natural space with which they are familiar and include reasons for conserving this area. In doing so students develop critical thinking, citizenship skills, as well as real-world conflict resolution techniques.

Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • examine the artistic characteristics of Dream of Arcadia;
  • explain the meaning of ‘conservation’ and reasons for conserving natural spaces; and
  • write a letter encouraging conservation of a natural space with which the students are familiar.

Instructor

Glenda

$39.99