Teacher's Guide Introduction

Exhibition Connections

Explore activities related to the art of portrait drawing:

   Studying Portraiture

   Perspectives Through
     Portraiture #1

   Essential Essence
Literary Connections

Explore activities related to the literary figures featured in the exhibition:

   Freeze Frame

   A Writer's Words

   Perspectives Through
     Portraiture #2
The Eye Contact Teacherís Guide is suitable for high school students in American history, literature, and visual arts classes and supports the following National Standards:
History: Era 10, Standard 2D: Understanding contemporary American culture
Theater: Acting by developing communication and sustaining characters in improvisations and informal or formal productions
Visual arts: Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures
English language arts: Standard 2: Students read a wide range of literature from many periods in many genres to build an understanding of the many dimensions (philosophical, ethical, aesthetic) of human experience
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