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Arts Toolkit

Bringing arts to life in the classroom



Exploring the Civil War
Through Images.

Created as a partnership of KET and the Kentucky Historical Society, this resource includes 75 images related to the Civil War in Kentucky. A zooming feature allows a detailed view of each image, and images are accompanied by background information and discussion questions.

A mobile version of the site
is also available.

Special Collections
in PBS Learning Media

Now online—Arts Toolkit video segments accompanied by background essays, discussion questions, and activity idea. Check out collections on Native American Culture, African/African-American Culture, Arts in the Renaissance, Japanese Culture, and The Civil War Era.

E-Edition of the Visual Arts Toolkit

The KET Visual Arts Toolkit is now available as an E-edition. In this edition, the lesson plans and informational materials included in the binder in the printed edition, are provided as PDFs on a flash drive. This lowers the cost of the Visual Arts Toolkit to $75. A version with a binder and printed materials is still available for $99. To order, call (800) 945-9167.

Welcome to the Arts Toolkit web site. Here teachers will find high-quality lesson plans and other resources in dance, drama, visual arts, and music, all designed to help you integrate the arts into the classroom experience. Students are invited to visit the Student Center for quick access to information about arts careers, our virtual museum, and other interesting activities.

New resources will continue to be added, so visit often!

This web site is the online component of the KET Arts Toolkit project, an innovative collaboration between Kentucky’s arts and education communities. See About the Arts Toolkit to learn more about this award-winning multimedia project and the partners who made it possible.

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