Lesson Plan

Gargoyles and Grotesques

Students will be able to identify the difference between a Gargoyles and Grotesques.

Students will be able to...identify the difference between Gargoyles and Groteseques and then create one of them out of clay.

Grades 7 – 8
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1 The Hook - Where is Darth Vador on The National Cathedral and why?

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Students will research the National Cathedral and the Gargoyles and Grotesques that are on them.  Students will write a paragraph and submit it using Edmodo explaining the difference of the Gargoyle and Grotesque.  They will also be able to explain why Darth Vador is on the National Cathedral and whether or not it is a Gargoyle and Grotesques.

2 Direct instruction

Using the Apple TV and Tellegami go over the The National Cathedral facts and clips of video on the artists creating work on the National Cathedral.