It's a Wrap!
Students study two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects by assembling a sculptural piece from something very flat - pieces of newspaper or wallpaper. They see what materials people used to make clothing during the depression.
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Pojagi Wrapping Cloth Designs
Pupils study the folk art form of pojagi wrapping cloth used in Korean culture. In this Korean culture activity, students study examples of the pojagi art and discuss its features. Pupils work with cloth scraps to make their own pojagi...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
When is a Wind Farm a Good Investment?
When will a wind farm pay for itself? Individuals calculate the anticipated annual revenue for two proposed wind farms. By comparing the number of years it takes to pay back the initial investment, they determine which site makes the...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Clotilde, The Last Slave Ship
The Clotilde was the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to the United States - good riddance! Dive into the details of the ship, its cargo, origin, and route, and learn about the future of the Africans on board with a...
4th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cinematography and Film/Video Production #3
And that's a wrap! This final activity in a series about cinematography and film/video puts class members in full production mode. With over 20 activities, young cinematographers can film, edit, create movies, and organize news clips.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Montgomery Bus Boycott: We Would Rather Walk!
Have historians use primary sources to learn about the circumstances and implementation of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and think about the issue of boycotts as a means of effecting social change. Wrap it up with a letter to the editor...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lines in Space 3-D Wrapped Sculpture
Students create a hanging sculpture from wrapped piping cord or roping. They discuss color palate, and reasons to limit colors. Students discuss color families and contrast, choosing cool colors and a warm color for contrast. They wrap...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts