Students design a toothpick/clothespin doll by following given instructions. They use toothpicks and embroidery floss (or clothespins and yarn) to create a little people pins to be worn or displayed in student created dioramas.
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Roots of Prohibition: Examining the Effort to Prohibit Alcohol in America
Five segements from Ken Burns' documentary series Prohibition, easily accessed on the PBS website, are at the center of a terrific short unit on the roots of America's ambivalent relationship with alcohol. Engage your secondary class...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Civil War Play Lesson Plan
Students act out the Civil War through reader's theater. For this performing arts lesson, students research the Civil War and find costumes, props and scenery appropriate to the time period. They become characters from the Civil War time...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Petition for Change : Worker Rights, Women's Suffrage, Industrial Revolution, US History
Sixth graders work in cooperative groups to write a description of a typical day in a fabric mill as described in the book Lyddie by Katherine Patterson. They create a petition calling for industry reform.
6th Visual & Performing Arts