Lesson Plan

Common Visions, Common Voices

Sculpture, Royal Museum for Central Africa.
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Sculpture, Royal Museum for Central Africa.

The borders that separate and connect different cultures often come into sharpest relief when we focus on themes and motifs found in the literature or the visual arts of several lands. With the Internet, students can discover such points of intercultural contact for themselves, crossing borders that can lead them to a broader perspective on the common vision human cultures share.

Guiding Questions

No guiding questions provided.

Learning Objectives

To expand awareness of themes and motifs common to many cultures.

To encourage critical insight into the ways cultural context influences creative expression.

To analyze and interpret the significance of themes and motifs within distinct cultures.

To organize and present a comparative statement of findings.