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Integrating the Internet into the Curriculum: Eric Carle Author Study
Students learn about and discuss the Internet. Students find out about new uses for the Internet. With the guidance of their teacher, they explore Eric Carle's web page, and other locations online. Then they complete various interdisciplinary activities using Carle's books as inspiration.
K 21st Century Skills 13 Views 34 Downloads
What Makes an Illustrated Children's Book a Caldecott Winner?
Students research the Caldecott Medal and its criteria for awarding a single book annually with this prestigious award. For this Caldecott Winner lesson plan, students compare and contrast various art forms from different book winners from the last 60 years, and organize the outstanding criteria using teacher selected graphic organizers.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 17 Views 48 Downloads
Integrating the Internet with the Curriculum
Introduce young readers to Eric Carle, one of the most popular children's authors of our time. Complementing the reading his books, 11 activities are provided in this lesson series that engage children in learning about a range of topics, from basic counting and days of the week to parts of the body and plant growth.
K - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
An author study PowerPoint introduces the author and illustrator, Eric Carle. The slides contain a variety of information about the author; such as a list of his books, examples of his art work, and details of his personal life. The slides are colorful and have real photographs.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Grouchy Ladybug
Students explore the process of illustrating books. In this language arts instructional activity, students create an illustration based upon the style of Eric Carle. Students note the characteristics of his illustrations and create an illustration of their own using tempera paint.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 9 Views 34 Downloads
The Dance of the Butterfly
Students explore butterfly life cycles and movement. In this integrated fine arts and biology life cycle lesson, students listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and identify the related life cycle stages. Students view a slide show about metamorphosis, then brainstorm ways in which a butterfly moves.
1st - 2nd Science 22 Views 126 Downloads
Life Cycle of Painted Lady Butterflies
Students make a chart showing the life cycle of butterflies. In this butterfly life cycle lesson, students refer to Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar and their experience with Painted Lady Butterflies in their classroom when making a chart showing the four stages of a butterfly's life cycle.
K Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads
Who Is Eric Carle?
Providing a template for a discussion of Eric Carle and his works, this presentation has empty spaces left specifically for adding pictures and information about this author. This exploration of Carle is only rudimentary, but a novel idea for an author discussion.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads
Honeybee and the Robber
Students read and act out Eric Carle's pop-up book "The Honeybee and the Robber". In this story simulation lesson, students reenact specific actions of characters from the book. They follow exact patterns to simulate ways animals from the story see, hear, smell, touch, and taste.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this instructional activity to be very informative and fun for the class.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 39 Downloads
1.OA, NBT, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
First graders are exposed to addition of three whole numbers in a math activity centered around Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. As the teacher reads, young mathematicians use counters and ten-frames to symbolize the number of things the caterpillar ate.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 61 Views 140 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Lesson (Color Words) Using Various Books by Eric Carle and Internet Sites
Students investigate color words. In this vocabulary, high frequency words, and technology lesson, students visit various websites to practice reading color words. Students listen to Eric Carle books and observe the illustrations, identifying the color words and objects that represent this color.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads