Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Bowls
Students listen to the teacher who explains the layering of the bowl; demonstrating marking and freehand cutting and fusing. They use satin stitch to practice on scraps. Teacher talks about finishing the edge. Students mimic.
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Grapes of Wrath: Setting up Historical Context
Discuss life in the 1930s in relation to the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, then do a cross-media analysis. Here you'll find background information on film maker John Ford, writer John Steinbeck, and 1930s America. You can compare the...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Vases
Students construct a fabric vase as shown in the book, "Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Vases" by Linda Johansen. They cut fabric and appliques using plastic templates then iron on fusible interface. Pieces of the vase are then sewn...
6th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts