Identifying the Mood or Idea in a Dance Teacher Resources
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The Bard in the Big Apple
Identify their feelings about Shakespeare's plays, addressing their readability and relevance to their lives. 2. Explore the effects of remaking Shakespeare plays in a modern context, as well as differences that emerge when a play is turned into a film, by reading and discussing "A Simpler Melancholy in a Different Denmark.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of cold case investigators, develop a theory as to the cause of the witch hysteria, and then use concepts of American democracy to defend one of the victims.
5th - 10th Language Arts 103 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed groups to create posters that represent the similarities and differences between the articles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 142 Views 176 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report, short story, and much more.
6th - 9th Language Arts 181 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Celebration of Mexicanos Through Music, Dance, and Art
Students participate in a variety of lessons/activities designed to teach them about Mexico. They discuss the language and the flag of Mexico. Students learn about the celebrations, family values, music and food of Mexico. The final project, a Pinata, ties together different aspects of the unit into a final celebration.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 56 Views 206 Downloads
Generations: An Exploration of our Families Through Literature
Students complete a unit of lessons on families. They read and analyze various stories, label a map, assemble sentences, write letters to grandparents, analyze character traits, and write and illustrate a sheet for a class book.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 16 Views 59 Downloads
The Influence of Jazz Music in Twentieth Century Art
Students examine the effect of music on society. While listening to music, they identify the beat, rhythm and write down their reaction to it. Listening to longer selections, they assign a color to the music and share it with the class. They create a piece of art using that color reflecting on the music pieces to end the lesson.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 43 Downloads
Documentarians of an Era: A Study of the Paintings of Thomas Eakins and Gustave Caillebotte
Students produce an object analysis of 'The Champion Single Scull'. They begin with description, proceeding to deduction, and finally providing speculation by interpreting the outward evidence of culture. They use a clipboard and paper to sketch the painting in an effort to recognize line and shapes on the picture plane.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Artist as Inventor
Students explore the work of Paul Dresher. In this musical arts instructional activity, students watch a video segment about musician Paul Dresher and study the acoustic and electronic instruments and music he has invented during his career.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 36 Downloads
Identity: A Path to Self-Esteem
Sixth graders participate in a brainstorming activity in which they identify the types of decisions they make everyday. Individually, they complete a worksheet on making decisions effectively. After reading a poem, they identify the characteristics of the main character and how she is adjusting to her parents divorce.
6th Language Arts 31 Views 140 Downloads
The City Symphony- The Original Reality Show
Students discuss the purpose of city symphonies that were used in the past. In groups, they compare and contrast the social systems of a school and city to create their own city symphony video together. They also write what is known as a treatment in the present tense to introduce the characters and setting.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
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 6 Views 29 Downloads
Creative Voices of Harlem
Students explore the Harlem Renaissance. In 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 24 Views 156 Downloads
West Virginia Def PB Wants You!
Young scholars write, adapt, and compose a song related to the West Virginia State Museum. In this music instructional activity, students create a composition for a work of visual art. Young scholars incorporate major and minor melodies.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 88 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable