Group Wall Drawing
Students create a group wall drawing that demonstrate the contributions that each part makes to the whole.
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The Harlem Renaissance (1920’s-1930’s)
How did the geography of Harlem help create the Harlem Renaissance? Class members learn about the origins of the movement as they study this 1920s-1930s movement. Groups rotate through four stations examining art, music, a satirical...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"Mars" from The Planets
Gustav Holst's The Planets provide young musicians an opportunity to examine how composers can create a suite: a collection of smaller pieces grouped to explore a single topic. After listening to "Jupiter," they examine "Mars" in detail,...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Bedroom Redecoration Project
In this bedroom redecoration project, your young mathematicians become interior designers. They plan, draw, and determine finances for the project. They apply their knowledge of working with decimals, geometric shapes, and problem...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Gift Drawings of the Shakers
Students create their own "gift drawings" that are inspired by the dreams and visions of the Shakers. In this gift drawings lesson plan, students learn the history of the Shakers, make their own drawing, and practice elements of design...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Lesson: Reflecting Social Status
More space, in this case, means more status. Kids consider the status assigned to Tlingits via house partition. They discuss a carved piece that shows household space partitioned by status. They then write their own clan stories and draw...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts