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Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, and the Unreliable Narrator
Students explain some biographical facts about Poe and explain examples from texts that exemplify his use of craft. They decide whether materials other than Poe's texts should influence the understanding of his texts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Peace Education | Wreath or Tree Craft
What is peace and what does it mean to our society? To understand why peace is celebrated and what character traits or concepts relate to the action of peace, learners engage in a discussion, story time, and a craft project. The lesson idea can be fitting for any holiday that promotes peace and unity, including: Martin Luther King Jr.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 16 Views 18 Downloads
If you want a short exercise that helps your class better understand the craft of writing, you may want to consider this two-page worksheet on the cinematographe. TIME for Kids provides a one-page passage about the first motion-picture camera and projector, followed by three reader's response questions, and two writer's response questions.
6th Language Arts 4 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Create critter crafts! A few safety precautions regarding the glue gun or sharp acorns sticks will not stop your young scholars having fun! Cute pictures help inspire and there are endless ways to create. A class could have a completely open ended style, or you can theme this craft to the bugs as suggested.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Race to the Moon with a Recycool Rocket
Turn those old water bottles, cans, newspapers, and cardboard boxes into cool new toys. Working in teams, children design and build rockets, robots, or animals out of a variety used materials. Consider asking the class to bring in reusable items from home to further engage them in developing environmentally friendly habits.
1st - 2nd Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
Notan Collages - "Expanding the Square"
Notan is a Japanese word that expresses the interaction between light and dark. Learners explore Notan while creating dimensional art pieces that examine positive and negative spaces. They'll discuss the art of Notan, create their masterpieces, and then write an artistic statement about their pieces.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
To reinforce shape recognition and identification, little learners create a shape collage. They name each shape as they go, gluing or pasting them onto bright paper. They discuss collage techniques and are encouraged to use their shapes to create thoughtful patterns.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Mother's Day Lesson Plan
Students explore their own families by creating an arts and crafts project for a member. In this Mother's Day lesson, students discuss the positive impact their mothers have had on them and create a picture frame memory for them. Students create mock flowers as well and deliver them to their mothers on Mother's Day.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 46 Downloads
Puppy Love: Paper Plate Puppies
A fun and simple craft project, young learners use paper plates, craft sticks, markers and crayons to make dog masks. You can have a discussion before starting the craft project about the differing hair length, color, and size of dogs so that your pupils' masks are all unique.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Explore the visual arts by creating a construction paper art project. In this collage lesson, young artists research the Internet to examine styles of famous artists including Keith Haring. They create cut-outs of hearts using construction paper and utilize paint to construct a heart collage which they display in their classroom.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Mixed Media Collage
Rhythm, repetition, positive, and negative space is used to create mixed media collages. Let your learners go wild with glue, magazine clippings, and the elements of design. They'll experiment with various types of media, color, and space to express repetition and rhythm in their work.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads
Wild Wild West- Cactus Collage
Oh my, the desert never looked so good! Here is a great art project that spans three days and several different art techniques. The class will create beautiful backgrounds and striking cacti, which the'll put together to make a wild west collage.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads
Place Value for Primary Grades- A Place for Everything
Here is a phenomenal lesson on place value to the thousands place. Learners construct numbers and identify the value of each digit, investigate building numbers using craft sticks and paper plates, and complete other meaningful place value activities.
2nd - 3rd Math 130 Views 665 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Education v. Incarceration: Understanding our Community through Oral History and Printmaking
An amazing, thoughtful, and introspective lesson awaits your art class. They listen to an interview with incarcerated prisoners to better understand the prison system and its effects on family life. They create collages related to the key issues and root causes of incarceration, as well as the power of oral history.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 12 Downloads
Middle schoolers create Notan masks inspired by collages. This wonderfully-designed lesson expertly presents everything you need to do in order to successfully-implement this lesson in your classroom. The results are stunning, and your artists should be thrilled with their results.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Ben Franklin Timeline
Celebrate inventions such as lightning rods, bifocals, and stoves with a Ben Franklin Day. Young historians conduct research and write a paragraph about an accomplishment of Benjamin Franklin including an illustration or collage that depicts the event described in their paragraph.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 188 Downloads