We will be studying a very famous story called "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe lived from 1809 to 1849 and is sometimes referred to as the father of the detective story. Enjoy learning about this gifted writer, reading his entertaining story, and applying some of the thinking strategies we have been learning about this year.

Introduction to Land Art/Earth Art

Welcome to an Introduction to Land Art/Earth Art!

Ancient cultures frequently used earthworks to express themselves, long before the "invention" of the term "art". It was not until the 1970's when the art movement of Earth Art or Land Art became recognized as an art movement.

Throughout this course you will:

Gain an appreciation for this art movement by learning about specific Land/Earth artists

Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process Land/Earth artists use to create their masterpieces. 

Generate critiques and discussions through the use of online collaborative forums.

This course has been designed and aligned with the Wisconsin State Visual Art Standards in cooperation with the School District of Wisconsin Rapid's Visual Art Standards.