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Master in Training
Students identify and examine their own areas of expertise. After reading an article, they discuss the evolution of three opera high school students. They create a timeline collage showing their mastery of their field of interest and write reflections on the importance of the timeline.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Forced to Flee: Famine and Plague
Students examine facts about the Irish Potato Famine and explore primary resources, such as newspaper articles, photographs, songs, and poems, related to the famine. Once research is complete, they create a small collage of their sources about the famine and combine each individual collage to make a class mural.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Students create a multimedia collage. They identify strong personal emotions related to an event in their lives and describe them with several words. They choose symbols that are related to their emotions and arrange these symbols in an aesthetically pleasing 2-D collage.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Will Global Warming Push Trees to Extinction?
Learners create a photo-collage. They combine different pictures into one composition. Students discuss and analyze the nature and mood of collage-making. They write their ideas and reflections of their original artwork.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Young learners listen to the story Mister Seahorse. As a whole class they discuss the different sea creatures that were in the story and the different colors that were used throughout the book. Then in table groups, they use tissue paper to create a collage of the seahorse from the story.
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts
Flight on the Beach
Students explore the history of flight, the Write brothers at Kitty Hawk, and identify the challenges the Wright brothers faced. They locate pictures of the Write brothers' Flyer and other historical events. Using craft sticks, cardboard, and toothpicks, students crate a 3-D replica of the Flyer.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Holiday Paper Projects for Kids
Students construct several holiday craft projects. In this holiday art lesson, students are instructed on how to complete several paper projects such as a 4th of July flags, a Thanksgiving place mat and holiday cards. All of these activities can be done by using simple art supplies.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Young scholars discuss ways to care for the environment by creating a product from recyclable materials. In this arts and crafts project, students utilize yarn scarps and plastic lids from a drink to create a coaster for drinks. Young scholars give their gift to one of their parents for Mother or Father's Day.
1st - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
A Sign of Their Times
Students identify the social climate that created the terms Degenerative Art and Fascist Aesthetic. They also identify how and why certain artists' artwork fell into these categories. Students recognize and discuss the Expressionist styles and techniques of Kokoschka and his contemporaries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Urban Panorama
How can a photographer use images to represent a topic? Over the course of three days, learners discuss various photographs and practice their picture-taking skills with an outdoor, panoramic photography session. They use the images to play with composition and create collages worthy of conversation and examination.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Project Organizer: Follow an Explorer
This is both a great idea and a great way to help your class organize a themed project. They use these worksheets to assist them in writing a creative historical narrative about the life and travels of an explorer. They'll compare and contrast mode of travel, technology, and the routes then and now.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Am I Taller than an Antelope
Students investigate biology by examining body sizes of different animals. In this antelope measurement instructional activity, students research the physicality of Antelopes and other large animals that inhabit Earth. Students create a model Antelope from Popsicle sticks and art materials.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Picture Collage Book Report: Voltaire's Candide
Here's an alternative to a traditional book report for your class to demonstrate that they understand and can articulate the main character's evolution and the social themes presented in Voltaire's satirical novel Candide. Your young literary critics brainstorm evidence of Candide's early optimism, her later worldview seasoned by life experience, and their own perspective on contemporary social concerns.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review Place Value Collage
How can art represent math? Use a lesson on place value collages to illustrate the different meanings that numbers have in their designated places. Kids observe photographs and paintings that show place value, then work on their own.
4 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Have It Your Way Sandwich Collage
You want to make a sandwich out of fabric and paper? If so, this art project provides the instructions needed. Learners will use a variety of fabrics and paper to construct a sandwich through collage. Tip: Have leaners describe the reasoning behind their choices.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts