Observing Connections - North Carolina Pottery and Face Jugs
Students develop their understanding of potters and their traditions. They apply their knowledge of clay and folk art as they create coil pots and add decorative facial features to create a face jug.
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Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Students choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Observing Connections: Art, Poetry and the Environment
Make connections between art, poetry and the environment. In this connections lesson, students read "I Am An Artist" by Pat Lowery Collins and compare artwork by various artists. Students write their own "I an an artist when..." poem...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: I Can See Clearly Now Practicing Careful Observation
Poetry and art analysis go hand-in-hand. In groups, youngsters analyze a landscape painting, making careful observations. They use details found in the painting to inspire an original poem. The poem must include at least three objects...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts