“Sub Day” Please choose one of the following activities to complete during class in my absence. 1) Time People of the Century: http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/0,28757,2020772,00.html Students will select one figure from the website above to learn more about. After reading the time article, they are also welcome to do additional research if they want to learn more about some of the events or accomplishments that were mentioned in the article. After learning more about their historical figure, they will write a brief summary of the figure and why they were chosen by Time as one of the “People of the Century.” They may choose any of the following formats to write their summary: brief biography, a resume, a eulogy, a newspaper article, a rap song. 2) Google Art Project: https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project Students can visit any of the museums that are listed on the site. They will spend time examining artifacts/paintings/etc. and then they will choose one artifact to write about. An “Art Document Analysis” worksheet is attached to this instruction sheet that students can use to write about the artifact/piece of art that they chose. 3) Geography/History Games: can be found at my Portaportal website in the “General” folder http://www.portaportal.com guestname: magellanworldhistory Sample Games: Free Rice, CIA Spy games, Geography quiz games Art Analysis Worksheet Step 1. Observation A. Study the artifact, painting, photograph, etc. for 2 minutes. Form an overall impression of what you see-create a “tweet” about your first impression. B. Use the space below to list people, objects, and activities in the piece of artwork that you chose. What colors do you see? What feelings or emotions are expressed? What is happening in the scene? Step 2. Inference Based on what you have observed above, what message or point do you think the artist was trying to make when he/she created this piece of art? Step 3. Questions If you were to meet the artist, what question might you ask him or her about their work?