Heartfelt/Handmade Activity: Hand-Molded Pottery
Students view and discuss examples of pottery. They discuss how pottery has always been made by hand and use a ball of clay to roll and shape into a form of their choice.
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Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Art of Celadon: For Use With Linda Sue Park's A single Shard
Students read A single Shard and become familiar with celadon pottery. In this celadon pottery lesson, students design their own celadon tile. Students view sample pictures of celadon pottery. Students discuss the problems in making...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Navajo Pottery: Beautiful Objects
Young potters make their very own version of the classic Navajo Pottery. With helpful worksheets and applicable cross-curricular activities, the lesson is an enriching way to mold both your clay and the multicultural acceptance of your...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Lesson Plan: The Power of Collaboration
First, the class discusses, analyzes, and learns about the pottery created by the husband and wife team, Maria and Julian Martinez. Then they pair up and work in collaborative teams to create a written or visual creative piece. A class...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts