1st Grade - Act. 09: Freedom Quilt
First graders create sections of classroom quilt that be tied together.
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Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor lesson that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Piece by Piece
What do your pupils know about quilting? Read and discuss the information included here before sending class members off to create their own quilt blocks using construction paper. When they have completed their blocks, provide some time...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
ABC’s of Bullying Prevention
What is the problem? Why should I care? What can I do about it? These three questions are at the heart of a program designed to lead young people to understand that the way to prevent bullying is for their Attitude and Behavior to Change...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What is a Philanthropist?
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Philanthropic Literature: Quilt to Freedom
A reading of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson launches this study of slavery, freedom, and the Underground Railroad. After a discussion of the importance of showing respect for others and of helping each other in...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Students read and understand the book Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. In this language activity, students understand the Ebonics and colloquialisms of the book. Students discuss the events and vocabulary used. Students explain their...
K - 5th Social Studies & History