Space Sculpture Inspired by Afruz Amighi’s My House, My Tomb
In this activity, you will create your own “space sculpture” out of found objects, light, and shadow.
Objective: Students will complete a K-W-L chart and Object Investigation of the Cyrus Cylinder to research the Achaemenid Persian empire and Cyrus the Great.
The Cyrus Cylinder: K-W-L Chart for each student (see downloads above)
Great Power, Great Choices (storytelling video)
Image and description of the Cyrus Cylinder
Rediscovering the Cyrus Cylinder: The Making of a Cultural Icon
Cyrus the Great and the Rise of the Persian Empire (talk)