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Colossal head 5

Dear Educator:

Thank you for supporting your students’ visit to the exhibition Olmec: Collosal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico.

Exploring the newest archeological discoveries, this exhibition features two colossal heads and more than 100 other objects. By visiting the exhibition, students will explore the archeological process, learn about the environment in which the Olmec lived, and analyze how the works of art document their culture.

In this curriculum guided you will find two sets of lesson plans developed for grades 3rd – 5th and 6th and above.

Lesson plans have been developed in collaboration with the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco’s Education Department and San Francisco Unified educators Hector Lee and Michael Guenza.


Click below to download all lessons and worksheets.

PDF icon OlmecCurriculum.pdf1.16 MB