Architecture Overview (History)



In this lesson we will be comparing various styles of architecture from different periods of history and across various cultures as well as how architecture evolved through time and how some styles may have influenced other cultures. Students will also research and prepare a Power point on an architectural period of choice and present it to the class.

Lesson Time

7 periods @
50 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
    • Architectural Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
K-12 Subjects
  • History/Social Science
    • History & Geography
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will learn about various architectural styles and the influences each one had on the next style.
  • Students will learn how to research one particular type of time period's architectural style and compare it to another, gathering from several sources (multiple internet sources, periodicals, history book etc).
  • Students will present their architectural Power point presentations to the class reflecting on their research and what they learned.

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