Lesson Overview

islamic architecture lesson

2nd Edition Lesson

Islamic Architecture and Tessellations


Students will be learning about the symbolism of the Islamic culture found in a close analyzation of tessellations and geometric designs, found throughout their culture and architecture. After viewing many examples, students will complete a thorough analysis of a piece of Islamic art, as influenced by idea, emotion and visual information. 


2-3 Class Sessions

Content Standard
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7: Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

Arts Standard
VA:Re.7.2.6a: Analyze ways that visual components and cultural associations suggested by images influence ideas, emotions, and actions.

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