Students' profiles are traced on butcher paper using their silhouette with an overhead projector. They cut magazine photos or draw pictures to fill in the head with images they relate to. They can then write stories about themselves.
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Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Leopard Doesn’t Change Its Spots
First, introduce rank badges, which were used during the Qing Dynasty. Then, the class will work together to uncover the meaning of the images they see. They'll examine and research the meaning behind the symbols found on Leopard Rank...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Integrating the Internet with the Curriculum
Introduce young readers to Eric Carle, one of the most popular children's authors of our time. Complementing the reading his books, 11 activities are provided in this lesson series that engage children in learning about a range of...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed