Poetry as a Fine Art
Sixth graders use a visit to the National Gallery of Art to inspire descriptive writing. They choose works of art and write descriptive word lists, paragraphs and Haiku.
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Funding the Arts: Art from the Heart
Students explore means by which community arts might be supported. In this "community" social studies instructional activity, students research various local non-profit organizations. Students role-play as members of the board of a...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Shadow Theater - Bringing Your Character to Life
Get ready to make a few characters to put on a show and make understanding a complex text that much more fun. Shadow puppets are used to bring the epic story of Rama to life. Not only are the puppets going to help learners connect to the...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Monkey Dance: Exploring Balinese Culture
Students explore Balinese culture. In this Balinese integrated fine arts lesson, students listen to a podcast of "The Monkey Dance," taking notes about important features of the dance. Students participate in a jigsaw cooperative...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts