New York, New York
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Design a Hat
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Design a Hat:
In the early 1900s, hats were a necessary part of any traveling outfit. Everyone in the illustration of Grand Central Terminal is wearing a hat.
Study the types of hats worn by the people in the illustration. Design and illustrate your own traveling hat.
Write a description of your hat and why you selected particular features.
Use the following Web links to see examples of hats from the turn of the century:
NA-VA.K-4.3 Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas; NA-VA.K-4.4 Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures; NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills
Illustrations and excerpts from
Adèle & Simon in America
by Barbara McClintock.
Copyright © 2008 by Barbara McClintock. Published in August 2008 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.