Janet Fish And Her Stunning Still-Lifes
Students identify artist Janet Fish and define the terms still-life and realistic. They draw three dimensional cylinders and create a water colored still-life modeled after the work of Janet Fish.
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The Lorax Reader’s Theater
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours....
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tudor Homes- The Still Room and Herb Garden
In this Tudor homes activity, students read about the importance of the still room and the herb garden in Tudor life. They locate and identify herbs, sketch a plan of a herb garden at Blakesley Hall, draw an herb, and locate a recipe...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
"Humor" Afro-American Symphony (Third Movement)
A fun way for young learners to explore music and their personal reaction to it, this activity includes a short reading passage about musician William Grant Still, a word scramble, a matching activity and two short writing prompts. Some...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Gone Fishing: Still Life With Fish
Students explore lines and texture in a still-life painting. In this visual arts lesson, students study William Merrit Chase's painting "Still Life With Fish" and discuss the lines in the painting. Students choose a line to repeat in...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
I'm a Creature, You're a Creature, Wouldn't You Like to Be a Creature, Too?
Third graders demonstrate an understanding of the lifestyles and habits of the underwater life presented in the previous unit. They classify the various sea creatures according to the ecosystem and then use drama skills to present...