Finding Polygons in Cubist Art
Fourth graders explore geometric properties and relationships in a two-dimensional work of art. They first search for and identify polygons in a Cubist painting and then use polygons to create their own Cubist portrait of a classmate.
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Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Classifying Polygons: Lesson
For your eyes only: classify the names of polygons. After providing the definition of a polygon, the video introduces the two major classifications of polygons, concave and convex. The segment of a larger playlist on geometry continues...
4 mins 4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find Area by Breaking Down a Rectangle into Smaller Rectangles
Explore with young mathematicians how large rectangles and be broken into smaller ones when finding area. This process is clearly modeled with visual examples, each with multiple possible solutions. Consider pausing the video and...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Area Using Multiplication in Real World Problems
Learning math provides people with the tools to solve life's everyday problems. Show young learners how to apply their understanding of area in real-world contexts with the second video in this series. Multiple story problems are...
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great instructional activity, that incorporates observation,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts