January 28

American painter Jackson Pollock born

January 28, 1912

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  • Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts

    Impressionism, Cubism, Realism, Neoclassicism, Mannerism. When we visit a museum or flip through a book we often see these terms, along with the word movement (or sometimes style). This lesson plan will help students to understand the idea of movements in the visual arts, and begin to differentiate between some of the most well known movements in Western art- particularly in painting.

“A Wrinkle in Time” published

January 28, 1962

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    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    A Wrinkle in Time: The Board Game

    This lesson invites students to reconfigure Meg’s journey into a board game where, as in the novel itself, Meg’s progress is either thwarted or advanced by aspects of her emotional responses to situations, her changing sense of self, and her physical and intellectual experiences.

Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster

January 28, 2017

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  • Animals of the Chinese Zodiac
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

    In this lesson plan, students will learn about the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. In the process, they will learn about Chinese culture, as well as improve reading, writing, and researching skills.

  • Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year

    In this lesson, the students study the differences between eastern and western dragons and discover why the eastern dragons are associated with the Chinese New Year. They learn about the dragon dancers and lion dancers in the New Years parade and discover that firecrackers are set off to drive off evil spirits, particularly one called Nian.

Louis Brandeis nominated to Supreme Court

January 28, 1916

President Reagan addresses nation on Challenger Disaster

January 28, 1986