Welcome: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Description: Students are reading From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. L. Konigsburg. Claudia and Jamie run away from home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Claudia and Jamie investigate an Angel Statue, which they believed is sculpted by Michelangelo. The pair research Michelangelo, looking for any evidence that this sculpture could have been made by Michelangelo. During the process, the pair learns about the Renaissance period, find Michelangelo markings imprinted in velvet. This WebQuest ask students to explore the life and times of Michelangelo. It explores the art of Michelangelo and the Renaissance era. Students are required to research, analyze, and present the information gained some fashion.
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Art / Music
Keywords: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerMichelangeloRenaissance eraMetropolitan Museum of Art
Author(s): Cherri Wollenweber