Pre-Visit Teacher's Materials
- Creating the United States Teacher Guide – Grades 5-12
- Noah's Ark Pre-Visit Teacher's Guide—Pre-K and Kindergarten
- Noah's Ark Pre-Visit Teacher's Guide—Grades 1 and 2
- At Home in L.A.—Grade 3
- Architecture: A Science and An Art—Grade 4
- Americans and Their Family Stories—Grade 5
- Archaeology of the Near East—Grade 6
Teachers, before coming on your school visit to the Skirball, see below for works of art and objects referred to in your Pre-Visit Teacher's Guides. Click on the thumbnails to view a larger image and extended caption.
1: Replica of Hammat Tiberias Synagogue Mosaic, Eretz Israel, early fourth century C.E. Photo: Grant Mudford.
2: Heinz J. Pulverman Identification Card, Tsingtao, China, 1938. HUCSM 16.48. Gift of Heinz J. Pulverman. Photo: Lelo Carter.
3: Darmstadt Haggadah, Germany, late fifteenth century. Scribe: Israel Ben Meir. Cod. Or 8, fol 37 V. Courtesy of the Hessiche Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek, Darmstadt.
4: Avner Moriah, calligraphy by Sharon Binder, Berrie Megillah, Jerusalem, 2006. HUCSM 22.79. Museum purchase with funds provided by Nancy M. Berman and an anonymous nonor. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.
5: Haggadah des Kindes, Editor: Dr. A.M. Silberman, Illustrator: Erwin Singer, Berlin 1933. HUCSM 5.178. Gift of Ellen Sangermano. Photo: Susan Einstein.
6: Leonard Baskin, Haman from the Five Scrolls, New York, 1980. HUCSM 66.2651. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Gerald M. and Carolyn Z. Bronstein Acquisition Fund for Project Americana. Photo: Susan Einstein.
7: Lambert Lombard, Mordecai Offered a Horse by the King to Ride through the Streets, France, sixteenth century. HUCSM 41.62. Kirschstein Collection. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
8: Building Booths for Sukkot in Jerusalem, Augsburg, Germany, eighteenth century. HUCSM 66.1137. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
9: K. Felsenhardt, Kindling of the Hanukkah Lamp in a Polish-Jewish Home, Poland, 1893. HUCSM 66.79. Kirschstein Collection. Photo: John Elder.
10: Moritz Oppenheim, Sabbath Afternoon, Frankfurt am Main, ca. 1866. HUCSM 41.135. Gift of the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc. Photo: Marvin Rand.
11: Peter Krasnow, The Wanderers, Los Angeles, 1927. HUCSM 41.289. Gift of Peter and Rose Krasnow. Photo: Susan Einstein.
12: Charles Edward Chambers, Food Will Win the War, United States, 1918. HUCSM 66.2729. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
13: First Wedding in the New Land, the Merkin Family. Photograph courtesy of Sondra K. Bayley, Ronald M. Kabrins, and Howdy S. Kabrins.
14: Rokeach Scouring Powder, Brooklyn, 1912. HUCSM 69.7. Gift of Peachy and Mark Levy. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
15: Manfred Anson, Statue of Liberty Hanukkah Lamp, New Jersey, 1986. HUCSM 27.154. Museum purchase with Project Americana funds provided by Peachy and Mark Levy. Photo: Susan Einstein.
16: Aaron Goodleman, The Drillers, New York, 1933. HUCSM 67.82. Gift of Sarah and Aaron Goodleman. Photo: Susan Einstein.
17: William Gropper, The Eggman, Lower East Side, New York, ca. 1935. HUCSM 66.661. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Mac L. Sherwood.
18: Studio of Marcus Charles Illions, Coney Island, ca. 1920. Photograph courtesy of Barney Illions.