Lesson on Wayne Thiebaud
Fourth graders view Theibaud's work in order to form opinions and share in class discussions. They also critique some of the artists work using the Linderman method and recreate the artist's style of work with their own paintings.
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How to Implement Project Based Learning to Engage Students
Can a math teacher employ project-based learning? Learn how one great math teacher uses PBL to design math projects that provide learners with a more challenging and holistic learning experience. A wonderful article, that includes three...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts
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Students investigate historical context by reading poetry. In this language arts lesson plan, students discover the work of Michael Longley and examine his poem "Ceasefire." Students identify the sonnets used in the piece and discuss...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
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Explore the Great Depression! Discover the challenges people experienced during the time period. Learners investigate photographs from the Dust Bowl and WWII era and create a story line about the photographs, writing a newspaper article...
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