Students discuss hero tales. In this character education lesson, students identify heroes from the movie Star Wars and explain how the hero showed courage. Students reflect upon their own definition of courage and present it to the class.
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"Triumphal March" From Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
In this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Triumphal March" from Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 5 questions and then...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Children of Dune - Lesson Two
Students focus on the characters in fairy tales and to discuss their strengths and weaknesses. They watch the documentary "Women of Dune" and focus on its portrayal of power. Afterwards, they describe some of the super strengths that...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
New Review Screenplays
The biggest blockbuster of the year, the funniest romantic comedy, and the most emotional independent film all started in the same way: on the page. Young filmmakers learn about the role of the screenplay, as well as important parts of...
9 mins 8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Heroes: Then and Now
What is the difference between Hercules and Spiderman? Both are heroes, right? Kids identify the characteristics that make a hero, and analyze the differences between heroes of long ago and today. They write creative stories describing a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Referencing the Classical Past
Students discuss the sculptural group of Three Goddessesby Joseph Nollekens in a study of the classical past. In this Classical history lesson, students describe the three figures in the painting and read an excerpt for the story the art...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts