Students research pop or contemporary artists like Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein and examine their simple style of drawing and painting. They create a contemporary art poster using shading gradient techniques and mixed media.
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The Posters: Essential Reading and Writing Lessons in a Handy 11-by-17 Portrait Format
Decorate your classroom with your choices from this poster pack. The pack is made up of 27 different posters that you can print at the suggested 11-by-17 size or on standard printer paper. The posters cover everything from tips for...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Love That Dog and Hate That Cat Teacher's Guide
This teaching guide for Love That Dog and Hate That Cat includes suggestions for how to integrate Sharon Creech's books into a poetry unit, as well as writing activities, discussion questions, and tips for making poetry accessible to all...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Project Love: How Can We Help Other Children with Literacy?
Students help others learn to read and write. In this service learning activity, students write letters that are assembled in Project Love Kits for students in other countries who need help with reading and writing.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
A unit on persuasive writing guides elementary learners through the writing process. The first part examines the elements of persuasive writing, including expressing an opinion, connecting ideas, using supporting facts, and writing...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Remembrance of Things Past
Engage critical and social thinking by exploring the value of language and word choice. The class considers the article "The Silence of the Historic Present" and analyzes several presidential speeches. They engage in class discussion,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable