Haiku and Photography: a Natural Connection
Students write Haiku, relate photography to the writing process and explore the connection between photography and poetry.
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Observing Connections: Art, Poetry and the Environment
Make connections between art, poetry and the environment. In this connections lesson, young scholars read "I Am An Artist" by Pat Lowery Collins and compare artwork by various artists. Students write their own "I an an artist when..."...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
What is a Haiku? How Do You Write a Haiku?
Haiku poetry is explored in this language arts instructional activity. Yong readers identify the characteristics of haiku and read several examples. Students make connections between their study of Japan and the poetic form of haiku, and...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Haiku and Photography: A Natural Connection
Encourage your young poets to use their surroundings as inspiration. Have them take pictures of the world around them, choose a picture, and create a short haiku poem based on that picture. Consider having learners write a different...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts