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Educators' Resources

Teachers may download any piece of this site and adapt it to their particular classroom needs.

Imaginging a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll

Nelly Toll full biography

Behind the Secret Window vocabulary guide

Window Activity (all ages)

Lesson Plan: Documenting & Photography Activity (Grades 7-8)

Lesson Plan: Storytellers (Grades 9-12)

Snap! In the Photobooth with Andy Warhol & Friends

Click on the links below to download lesson plans aligned with a variety of subjects and grade levels. 

Art & Aesthetics

Andy Warhol Biography

Pop Art Portraiture

Collection and Curating

Immediate Images



Public Art Project

Faces of Rural America

Teachers can use the Faces of Rural America exhibit for unique,
informative and fun teaching opportunities in a variety of subjects.
Click on the links below to download workbook pages specific to
your subject.

Photographer Biographies (2.4 MB)
Art (2.5 MB)
History (8.4 MB)
Geography (2.4 MB)
Social Studies (9.7 MB)
Science (5.4 MB)
Just For Fun! (5.9 MB)

Third Grade Program

This Art & History Adventure is used to inspire 3rd Grade Classes from nearby communities to visit the Museum's galleries and use the permanent collection objects and rich history to critically think about their own lives. This program is ALWAYS FREE. Teachers may download a copy of the 3rd Grade Book and print copies for each of their students.
A collaborative project with Massillon City Schools ford Third Grade Classes. Sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council.
download 8MB PDF




Belle Johnson
Teacher's Guide and Lesson Plan for Photography project
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Abel Fletcher
Teacher's Guide and Lesson Plan for Photography project
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Historic Topics

Pottery, Baskets and Arrowheads:
The Native American Collection of the Massillon Museum

Teacher's Guide and project
Grades: K-4, 5-8
download PDF
Massillon History Topics Click here for a full list


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