Third graders experience creative expression and enhance self-esteem by playing the recorder. Even those students who do not know English can play the recorder and communicate in an expressive and understandable manner.
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Good Grapes! A Math Lesson
As the title says, the lesson presented focuses mostly on math; however, pupils also complete related language arts activities. Learners read about the history, domestication, and transport of grapes, and then use actual grapes to...
Pre-K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Ludwig van Beethoven
"Ode to la Tortilla" and "Ode to Joy"? Sure! Use Gary Soto's poem to introduce learners to the ode format. After examining the descriptive words Soto uses, class members study a poster of Ludwig van Beethoven, suggest words that describe...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Little Owl Press Report/Newspaper and Newscast Project
Discover journalistic techniques by having learners prepare and write their own class newspaper. They discuss the five W's of investigative journalism and conduct interviews with school figures. They utilize video technology, podcast...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gingerbread Lesson for Autistic Children
Students explore holidays by participating in an autism sensitive activity. For this Christmas lesson, students discuss the use of gingerbread around the holidays and eat several gingerbread man cookies. Students color and illustrate a...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts