Teacher's Guide - English Colonial - Slipware Plate

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Teacher's Guide - English Colonial - Slipware Plate Details

This reusable guide covers 1650-1800 and such key people as King George III & George Washington. It is to be used in conjunction with the replica of an English slipware plate (EDU 113), which was made between 1650 and 1800 in Staffordshire, England. This area was a center for earthenware slipware manufacture. Among these are bowls, cups, jars, jugs, pots, teapots, and various types of dishes. Sometimes decorative dishes and plates were made to commemorate special events, such as weddings and christenings. Slipware plates were about 18 inches in diameter. Thomas Toft and his family were the most important Staffordshire slipware potters. Toft is most famous for his elaborate presentation dishes. They are the oldest and most vibrant of the English folk pottery traditions. Their designs included crudely-drawn animals, mermaids, people, coats-of-arms, crests, and other emblems. Sometimes they were decorated with figures of royalty such as King Charles II and his wife Queen Catherine of Braganza.

 

Guide Features

  • 4 or 5 - 50 minute lesson format
  • Sustains student interest through the use of colored maps, timelines, pictures, and group discussions
  • Content Area Includes: English-Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, and Fine Arts
  • Contains reading passages, literary skill builders, real world research projects, thought provoking writing prompts, and math problems
  • CD-ROM containing Maps, Motifs, Decorating Instructions, "Did You Know" Facts, and other appropriate visuals.
  • Correlated to Common Core and National Standards (Grades 3 - 12)
  • 50+ pages of core content presented in a cross-curricular format
  • Developed on the principles of project-based learning and differentiated instruction

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