Identifying the Mood or Idea in a Dance Teacher Resources
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How Do Artists Get Their Ideas? Culture and Environment as Sources of Ideas
Students share the difficulties they have in determining what to write or draw for a project. In groups, they view examples from three different artists and discuss how their personal experiences affected their art. They brainstorm a list of issues they are concerned about, pick only one and create a piece of art reflecting their views.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth
Read William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" with your poetry enthusiasts. First, learners review seven literary terms (like quatrain, hyperbole, and alliteration), and then they read the poem at hand. Using the second page, they focus on each of four stanzas, summarizing the events.
7th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 78 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Give It All You Got
Ice skating, music, hiking, and astronauts - what do they have in common? The four Houghton-Mifflin stories featured in this lesson ("Michelle Kwan," "La Bamba," "The Fear Place," and "Mae Jemison") show pupils that in order to be successful, you have to "give it all you've got!
5th English Language Development 17 Views 74 Downloads
Creative Voices of Harlem
Students explore the Harlem Renaissance. For this American history lesson, students examine a poem by Langston Hughes and identify the characteristics of the Harlem Renaissance. Students research and report on a famous Harlem artist.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Village and the Stars
Eighth graders discuss early school memories. They assess hopes and aspirations in greater detail and discover the importance of education as one of the shapes of our 'selves'. They observe parents' reactions to children growing up and moving away.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Native American Culture
Students read a variety of Native American Literature and discuss the main idea by answering critical thinking questions about the poem. Students use context clues to understand the feeling of the Native American culture about the Earth. Students develop comprehension skills through role playing and analyzing native American Reading materials
K - 3rd Science 16 Views 154 Downloads
West Virginia Def PB Wants You!
Students write, adapt, and compose a song related to the West Virginia State Museum. In this music lesson plan, students create a composition for a work of visual art. Students incorporate major and minor melodies.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Rhythmical Phrases and Sentences
Get ready to write some music! First learners practice identifying and creating rhythmic phrases and sentences, then they get acquainted with the G Major scale. Finally, they compose a jingle on human rights. A well-organized music lesson plan, sure to inspire great songs.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Art of Romare Bearden
High schoolers are introduced to the art of Romare Bearden. Using a packet, they discover Bearden's theme of family and African-American history in his art. After viewing specific examples of his artwork, they identify the ways in which he used collages.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 38 Downloads
Look for the Good
Learners create learning log journals and creative projects about helping others. In this circle justice lesson plan, students read Touching Spirit Bear and watch Pay it Forward. Learners discuss the themes of both works and analyze the actions of the characters as they consider how they can contribute to making the world a better place.
9th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 58 Downloads
The Business of Art: Klein String Competition
Young scholars study classical music and learn about competitions as well as musical careers. In this music study lesson, students read about the Klein String Competition and the importance of competitions in shaping musical careers. Young scholars listen to classical music pieces and analyze the pieces.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
About Abraham Lincoln
Fifth graders complete a unit of lessons on the life of Abraham Lincoln. They read and analyze a poem, create a timeline, write an essay, research The Gettysburg Address and The Emancipation Proclamation, explore websites, and interview their parents.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Young scholars analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 Downloads
Death in Poetry: A.E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
Students analyze poems about death. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read poems from both Dylan Thomas and A.E. Housman and analyze them in groups for common poetic devices. Students present their analysis and complete a Venn diagram comparison activity.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads