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February 2013

   
           
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Additional Links:

Article:

A Project with Heart (page 13)

See this Web page for a list of towns with names associated with Valentine’s Day
and romance (scroll down on Web page to see the list):
http://www.accuracyproject.org/towns-valentines.html

 

Article:

Tile Inspirations   (page 16)

Learn some history of ceramic tile:
http://www.designboom.com/history/tiles_history.html

Learn about the LongHouse Reserve:
http://www.longhouse.org


Article:

Clip & Save Art Print, Mythology in Art: "Quetzalcoatl"  (page 19)

Web pages related to this article:

To see front and rear views of this artwork, visit:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/77424911@N04/7094783457/

View photos from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s (LACMA) exhibit,
“Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl” (April 1–July 1,
2012), which include the sculpture featured in this month’s Art Print:
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/serpent-356099-quetzalcoatl-plumed.html?pic=2

For resources associated with the LACMA exhibit mentioned above, visit:
http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/children-plumed-serpent-legacy-quetzalcoatl-ancient-mexico

To read more on Quetzalcoatl, visit the following pages:
http://www.plu.edu/~campbeck/featherwork/home.html
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/487168/Quetzalcoatl

View and learn about “The Coming of Quetzalcoatl,” Part One of José Clemente
Orozco’s Dartmouth University murals:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/Orozco/part1.html?mswitch-redir=classic

To view pictures of the quetzal bird and the black diamond rattlesnake, the two creatures Quetzacoatl comprises, visit:
http://www.mayanmajix.com/quetzal.html
http://srelherp.uga.edu/SPARC/trip17.htm

To view an image of the DC Comics superhero, “Aztek” (now retired), who is champion of the god, Quetzalcoatl, visit:
http://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/jla-presents-aztek-%E2%80%94-the-ultimate-man

Give students time to research the many myths associated with this deity-god, beginning with the following website:
http://www.aztec-history.com/ancient-aztec-religion.html

 


 

 

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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