Botanical Illustration with Watercolor Activity
Students examine anatomy of flowers as depicted in watercolor drawings, and create their own artwork.
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Monoprinting with Washable Markers
An art activity can benefit special needs pupils in a variety of ways. The class creates mono prints. Focus on increasing motor skills development, expressive communication, and safe handling of materials. Discuss or show a video of...
5th - 8th Special Education & Programs
Matilda - The Platinum-Blond Man
Before reading Chapter Six, "The Platinum-Blond Man" in Matilda, readers preview the illustration of Mrs. Wormwood dropping her plate of food, and think about what may have happened to cause the scene. After reading the chapter, class...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Illustrated Children's Stories
Learning how to write for a specific, target audience is a valuable skill to acquire. This clever lesson has aspiring writers create original stories that are geared toward very young children. They illustrate their stories, put them in...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts