Civil War Photography: Photography as a Primary Source
Can we learn a thing or two about history by looking at pictures from the past? As young historians view 2-D and 3-D primary source photographs, they respond to a series of worksheets that guides them toward unveiling clues about the past.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate Critical Reading - Photography
Inform your class about the origins of photography with this short passage and accompanying questions. After reading a short informational text, leaners answer 3 questions about the content of the text. This resource could be used in a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Watercolor Stained Glass Windows
Students explore art history by participating in a class experiment. For this stained glass lesson, students identify the uses of stained glass in previous centuries and in different cultures. Students utilize watercolor paper and paints...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Through the Looking-Glass Chess: Create Your Own Games!
Sixth graders research chess in relation to the metaphors in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass. They read the novel and note references to chess and research the history of chess and how to play the game. In groups, they create...
6th English Language Arts
Multicultural Sun, Moon, and Star Activities
Students research the multicultural stories and artistic representations of the Sun, Moon, and stars. In this multicultural space lesson plan, students discuss the symbols and stories for the sun in various cultures. Students construct a...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts