On with the Show!
Students perform in musical ensembles using the district adjudication sheet to assess their performance. They practice for the district music festival.
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New Review WAITRESS on Broadway: Educational Toolkit
What are the ingredients of happiness? Jenna, expert pie maker and the main character in the musical, Waitress, is faced with this question, as she struggles to free herself from an abusive marriage and pursue a happier life. The...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Kinky Boots—The New Musical: Official Show Guide
Drag queens in thigh-high shiny red leather boots! Welcome to Kinky Boots, the Tony Award-winning musical about a young man trying to save his family-owned shoe-making business. With an engaging story line and songs by Cyndi Lauper, the...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Exploring Measurement, Sequences, and Curves with Stringed Instruments
Decreasing the tone, one ratio at a time. The first lesson in a series of two begins with a discussion on accuracy and precision in measurements. Using the most precise measurement instrument, pupils measure the distances from the bridge...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do We Have Museums?
How did the tradition of collecting and displaying interesting items to the public begin? How have museums evolved over time? Offer your young historians a fascinating look into a cultural pastime we so often take for granted in the...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Bringing a Pop-up Book to Life
Breath life into the pages of a text with this instructional video on creating pop-up books. From choosing a topic, through the planning and creation phases, this video examines how to develop engaging visual presentations that reach out...
6 mins 3rd - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
On With the Show: Fifty Years of the Public Theater
Young scholars view video clips from the program NY VOICES: "The Public" at 50, which examines Joseph Papp's passion and commitment to bring theater to diverse communities of New York. They create a playbill highlighting productions for...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Seeing All Sides: Orthographic Drawing
How can your draw three-dimensional figures on paper? The lesson shows pupils how to draw orthographic projections of three-dimensional figures composed of cubes. After viewing a PowerPoint presentation, they practice this skill with...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men
Have you ever noticed that babies in paintings from the Middle Ages look a little...strange? Find out why with an informative and amusing video about the moment artists decided to make babies look cute again.
3 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable