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K–12 Educator Program

Webinar for Educators: Art and Text, Art as Text

Help students integrate content presented in diverse formats through close readings of art and related informational texts. Visual arts, social studies, and language arts teachers are encouraged to attend this program featuring highlights from the Museum's encyclopedic collection. Register online.

Common Core State Standards

R.CCR.1 Read closely to determine what the text* says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (*work of art)

R.CCR.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

National Learning Standards

NA-VA.9-12.3 Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas

Fee: $10

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Astor Educators for K–12 Learning, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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School Groups

Bring your students to the Museum! Request a guided (grades 1–12) or self-guided (pre-K–grade 12) school visit.

Program Support

K–12 Educator Programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, an Anonymous Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, Jephson Educational Trusts, and Smart Family Foundation.