Art, Literature, & Environment
Learners communicate their thoughts on the environment by creating picture books for middle school students. Learners include their thoughts on population, deforestation, water, energy, endangered species, and waste in their picture books.
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Writing a Narrative Movie Script with the Use of a Viewfinder
And...action! Turn your middle schoolers into filmmakers with this writing and visual arts activity. After reading Monster by Walter Dean Myers, they create a viewfinder using an empty toilet paper roll to make a storyboard for their...
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
The Legacy of Currier & Ives
Students read the work of a 19th-century American author. The use representative lithographs from the Currier & Ives collection at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts (available online at http://www.springfieldmuseums.org) to...
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
African-American Art & Identity in the 1920s
Students analyze the international and domestic events, interests, and philosophies that prompted attacks on civil liberties. They describe the Harlem Renaissance and new trends in literature, music, and art, with special attention to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
One Hundred Years of Solitude Study Questions & Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Gabriel Garcia Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude. Students may check some of their answers online.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts