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74 resources with the keyterm imagination

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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How Does Your Memory Work? Part 2/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here, in part two, the BBC video on memory picks up right where it left off in part one (originally this was most likely one thirty-minute video). We begin by following a man who was born prematurely and is not able to recall his past...
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How Does Your Memory Work? Part 3/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The BBC production on memory continues in part three. Picking up right after the connection between forming memories and ruminating on the future, we follow John and his inability to mentally "time travel." Memory gives you more than...
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Lesson: Uncovering a Mystery: Making a Hypothesis

For Teachers 1st - 6th
The class is presented with an image of a hand-carved leg. They act as art historians and hypothesize as to the purpose, nature, and creators of this amazing wooden leg. They compose journal entries from the point of view of an art...
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Lesson: Animal Journeys

For Teachers K - 5th
Here is a great way to get the brain going. Children look at an image of the sculpture, Jar and then imagine what an animal would look like as it moved inside the sculpture. They then use clay and cookie cutters to create a...
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Lesson Plan: Humans and the Land

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Art acts as inspiration for a conversation about human impact on the environment and creative writing. The class examines three pieces, looking for evidence of human impact on the landscape. They then write a first-person narrative, from...
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Lesson Plan: A Miniature Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Art inspires art, as children work to understand artistic forms that come from the imagination. They analyze the installation piece, Fox Games and then discuss the design process. They then use clay to create imaginative dioramas,...
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Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Pictures of Rock Stars: The Imagined

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Youth, fame, and beauty are marks of modern society. Artist Elizabeth Peyton has captured all three in her series of imagined rock star portraits. The class analyzes her use of technique, emotion, and imagination in each of six pieces,...
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Lesson Plan: Blending Observation and Imagination

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Upper graders analyze the work, Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase by Maria van Oosterwyck. They consider the value of her paintings and how they are still relevent and sought after, 350 years after they were created. The blending of...
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Lesson Plan: Newsflash!

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Fox Games is an Installation piece that allows observers to walk through a clay environment. Kids analyze the piece, considering storytelling and perspectives of light. They imagine how different the piece would look at various times of...
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The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
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Kids Talk About Their Artwork

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Children share their favorite artwork. The examples are beautiful and creative. It demonstrates how learners can use their imaginations to create wonderful works of art.
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The Cheshire Cookie

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Abby ends up lost in a strange place with only the Cheshire Cookie Monster for a guide. Use this story as a model and then ask children to practice using their storytelling abilities to tell their own tale.
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The Princess And The Pea

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The famous story of the princess and the pea is parodied in this film. This resource is a great way to delve into storytelling and the way anyone can tell a tale and turn it into their own.
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Happy Thoughts Song

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo shares the secret to feeling happy. He uses his imagination to think happy thoughts, and dispel negative Social Studies. A good lesson for us all.
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Expanded Images

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Allow your young artists to use their imagination with this fun art project! Cut out various images from a magazine to be the spark to your artists' creativity. Have them glue an image onto a piece of paper, then draw a backdrop to go...
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Lesson: A Spider's Perspective

For Teachers K - 5th
A fun way to grow a class of creative thinkers, is to add creative projects to your weekly line up. Kids pretend they are small insects or spiders crawling up the side of a huge building. They use vivid imagery, rich detail, and their...
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Lesson: Resolving Conflict Creatively

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The wood sculpture Nkisi Nkondi is said to have been used to aid in conflict resolution. Learners pretend they are journalists reporting on a conflict in which the figure was used to resolve an issue. A creative and interesting use of...
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Eight Arms & Counting

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify the unique characteristics of the octopus. Then they fashion a model of this unique sea creature. Students also imaginatively decorate their model octopus. Finally, they research the different functions of the octopus's...
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Chatty Cherry Stories

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young artists will respond to reading children's literature, by engaging in original storytelling and representing their own images through the visual arts. Then they orally describe details of people, places, and things in their stories...
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Castle in the Sun

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars use the internet to find pictures of castles throughout Europe. After reading stories about castles, they use recycled boxes to build their own. To end the lesson, they write their own script and act it out in front of...
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Shells In Clay and So Much More - Iatmul "Orator's Stool" from Papua, New Guinea

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore the use of imagination using this resource. Learners create a group story and design a clay object. After looking at a picture of the "Orator's Stool", they contribute to a group story. They use clay and shells to make a clay...
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The Box

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Learners of any age can participate in this imagination and improve development activity. With the use of a small box, they work through a series of questions or situations posed by the teacher. Each group uses the box to create short...
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Magic Wands and Wand Holders

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
If you were a fairy and had your very own magic wand, what would it look like? Little learners get to create a magic wand and holder of their very own, using paint, ribbon, and wood. Magic wands can be used when making story predictions,...
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Doodles

For Teachers K - 8th
Here is a fun drawing activity that is sure to develop listening, shape recognition, drawing, skills and eye-hand coordination. The class doodles over an entire page based on the instructions they are given. This resource includes...