Students research the historical background of Valentine's Day. They identify symbols and examine how this occasion is celebrated today. They create imaginative creatures made out of chenille sticks and paper hearts or other geometric shapes.
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Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Ocean Exploration: Shapes and Patterns Under the Sea
So many shapes in our vast oceans. Young explorers can discover new shapes in a variety of ways in this instructional activity. One way is having free exploration with a pattern shape kit handed out by the teacher. Another is by viewing...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts