If You Could Fly, Where Would You Go?
Students explore story quilts. In this cross curriculum literacy and art lesson, students listen to the story Tar Beachand discuss the art form of story quilts as used by Faith Ringgold. Students sketch their own "Where Would You Fly?"...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute worksheet provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As students...
2nd - 4th Math
Travis the Train Visits the Beach
Part of a unit on the seasons, in this resource Travis the Train introduces autistic learners to the ocean, beach balls, sand castles, pails, shovels, and sea shells. The final pages review the names of the images included in the lesson.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts
Ocean Grazers: Class Field Trip
Students explore biology by participating in a field trip. In this oceanography activity, students define the survival characteristics of bottom dwelling creatures also known as ocean grazers. Students attend a class field trip to a...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Art Alive! - Beach at Blue Point
And then what happened? Class members engage in a series of activities that model for them how to read the story in a painting. Participants respond to questions that ask them to closely examine the elements in William Glackens' "Beach...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Tar Beach (Ringgold)
Anyplace can become a beach! Budding readers explore Faith Ringgold's world of imagination in her book Tar Beach, which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it. What words will budding readers learn? They focus on the following...
K - 3rd English Language Arts