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Early People Symbols

The purpose of this project is to explore early people’s symbols meaning and history.

In the Early People Symbols (EPS) project, students will explore the meanings of their cultural symbols. They will start by doing research (Internet, local libraries, museums, art books, and artifacts such as rugs, wall, ceiling, floor drawings, pictographs, etc.) in their communities. Then, they will briefly tell the story related to the symbol using journals, Voice Threads, PowerPoint Presentations, videos or digital photos. Students are also invited to create a drawing or painting using these symbols. Upon completion of the research and documentation of the story, students will share their artwork and stories in the forum and the EPS website (http://sites.google.com/site/earlypeoplesymbols/home).


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