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The Art of Adornment: Avenue to Personal and Social Identity

E&I Program: 
Distance Learning
Discipline(s): 
Grade level : 
6 to 8

In these teacher materials, students will learn and understand that definitions of beauty vary for different cultures and in different times and that works of art reflect cultural values.  Also, student will learn how modern adornment methods relate to those used throughout history, including body shaping, tattooing, piercing, scarification, cosmetic use, and artful arranging of hair.