Sunprints for Grades K-3
Students, after being introduced to Visual Thinking Strategies, create sunprints.
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Teamwork and collaboration are such important skills to foster in young children. The goal of this lesson is for teams to create a collaborative project while learning how to work as a unit. In small groups, the class creates snowmen for...
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
How Can We Help Other Children With Literacy
Students investigate literacy in other communities and how they can contribute to a smarter society. In this English language lesson plan, students discuss the difficulties for some countries to obtain reading and writing resources for...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor lesson that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Stone Soup Readers' Theater
Readers' Theater is a great way to get pupils engaged in story elements, oral reading, and expression in a fun setting! Using the story Stone Soup, actors discuss the story, review difficult vocabulary, rehearse lines, and incorporate...
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Downtown: Exploring Solids, Boxes, and Communities
Third graders spend time handling, observing, constructing, and describing three dimensional shapes. They discover strategies to compute the number of cubes that fit inside a rectangular box. Students work together in groups to create...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable