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Memorials: Art for Remembering
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The lessons in this issue familiarize students with memorials: What are they made of? For whom or what are they created? What meanings do they hold? Students answer these questions in a series of activities in which they examine four memorials from around the world and examples in their own community. In a culminating activity, students identify and create a memorial for someone they have “lost.”

Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1995 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.

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