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Online Extras / May 2013 | Arts & Activities
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Online Extras / May 2013

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Additional Links for May 2013

Clip & Save Art Print: Mythology in Art:
“Perseus with the Head of Medusa”
 (page 19)

Clip from the movie, “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, which features Medusa:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Y4q2m9OFE

One example of a version of the Perseus and Medusa story that can be read to the class:
http://www.greekmyths-greekmythology.com/myth-perseus-and-medusa/

Video that tells the tale from Medusa’s point of view:
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/assets/scope/medusa-video.html

This 45-minute video that tells the story of Medusa’s curse and how she came to be a gorgon monster:
http://www.documentaryflick.com/clash-of-the-gods-medusa/#

—Additional Medusa Resources—

Primary and Elementary
http://www.getty.edu/education/kids_families/do_at_home/artscoops/defeat_
medusa.html

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/religion/myths/medusa.htm

Middle- and High School
http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/bogan/medusamyth.htm

http://www.history.com/shows/clash-of-the-gods/videos/the-story-of-medusa#the-story-of-medusa
(short form of video referenced in high school)

Artists Paint … Celebrations (page 24)
Click here to download a PDF of instructions for making Papel Picado

Is My Shoe Art? (page 28)

Some resources related to this article:

http://www.weburbanist.com/2009/03/28/recycled-treasures-converted-into-inspired-art

http://devidsketchbook.com/post/33155134322/shoe-sculptures-by-willie-cole-artist-willie-cole

http://www.williecole.com/index.html


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