Picture the First Olympics: Enrichment
In this pictograph activity, students use the descriptions about the medal winners in the first Olympics to help them complete a pictograph. Students choose their own symbol to use for the pictograph.
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A Picture Tells . . . Three Facts
Elementary schoolers evaluate a set of shapes in which some are shaded and some are not. They then write three multiplication sentences for each group of shapes that tells the number that are shaded, not shaded, and total. There are...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Problem-Solving Strategy: Draw a Picture: Enrichment
In this drawing a picture instructional activity, students read the word problem and then draw a picture to help solve the problem. Students explain how they drew their pictures and how it helped them solve the problem. Students solve...
4th - 8th Math
Extension Activities for Hoot
Enrich your study of Hoot by Carl Hiaasen with a series of writing activities. Class members must complete the first assignment (a letter business letter), but can choose from 11 other choices once that assignment is complete. The goal...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Lesson: Beyond First Impressions
Just like the colors and techniques used to create a vivid image, learners will use exceptional language to create vivid stories. They examine the techniques used to tell a visual story in the painting, Road to Santa Fe. They then use...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Hare and the Water: A Tanzanian Folk Tale
"The Hare and the Water," a Tanzanian folk tale, lends a global perspective to literary analysis. Learners spend the first two days reading and storyboarding. On day three, they examine folk tale elements (worksheet included), and design...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts