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Famous Architects

Time Frame:
2 class periods that run 90 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


Students research influential architects and share their findings with the class.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Interior Design II
Strand 2 Performance Objective #2

Complete a project related to architectural styles and features

Library/computer lab

Research Instruction Sheet

List of famous architects

Internet instruction sheet

Presentation critique form for each student

Teacher grading sheet one copy per group


Background For Teachers:
Reserve time in the library and/or computer lab.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will reinforce learning of architectural styles and features by studying architects of influence.

Instructional Procedures:
Please refer to attached lesson plan.

  1. Break class into groups of 3-4 students
  2. Distribute handouts and let students select an architect to research.
  3. Go to library and have students research, write a report and create a PowerPoint.
  4. Have students present their findings to the class.
  5. Students take notes and critique presentations of the other groups.

Strategies For Diverse Learners:
Assign students with special needs to a group that will assist them with their work.


Created Date :
Aug 09 2012 16:03 PM

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