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Russian Folk Dances
Students explore Russia through stories, music, and dance. Students become familar with one or more Russian folk tunes and perform simple dance steps. Students develop a better understanding of life in Northern Russia.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fairies and Folk
Disney versus Grimm? To launch a five-week unit on fairy and folk tales, class members compare modern versions of these classic stories with more original versions. The richly detailed unit, while largely teacher led, encourages middle...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Frontiers of Dance: Ledoh & the Salt Farm Butoh Dance Company
Students read information to learn about dance frontiers and Butoh dance. In this dance and art lesson, students are introduced to the dance form of butoh. Students watch a video about the topic and find their own outlets for expression...
2nd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
Students examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Russian Folktales
Students examine Russian Folktales. In this folklore instructional activity, students discuss the attributes of common folktales they know and then discover details regarding Russian folktales. Students read 3 folktales and then complete...
9th - 12th English Language Arts