Teaching Serialism with Technology
Eighth graders compose serialistic tone-row melodies using music notation software. This lesson includes an email address to receive all materials and worksheets involved in the week-long study.
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: What Is a Movie?
Middle schoolers explore the art of film with this carefully scaffolded series of lessons that introduces film genres, explores the narrative structure of films, and uses The Day the Earth Stood Still to model how to become active...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching with Lyrics: The Hunters of Kentucky
Young scholars listen to "The Hunters of Kentucky" and analyze the lyrics. In this War of 1812 instructional activity, students analyze the song lyrics to understand the historical context of the Battle of New Orleans. Young scholars...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Painting with Sand: Basic to Advanced
Kids from 10 to 18 experience painting with sand. This simple idea explains what you need to do to instruct your class in this fun art activity. Tip: Tie this project with the study of cultures that use sand paintings for ritual or...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Appliances with Minds of Their Own
Students examine how everyday appliances might soon possess the capacity "to think" as a result of recent technological advances. A display of their knowledge of this new technology by creating a poster design of a "smart" machine.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Becoming One With Clay: Pinch Pots
Explore the making of a pinch pot using this resource. Learners discuss the properties of clay, including its molecular structure. Then, they make their own clay pot. As they work, they identify the techniques used to make a pinch pot,...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Using History to Teach Tolerance: A Ripple of Hope
Students investigate the prejudice and racism that has existed in the U.S. for centuries by attending a field trip. In this equality lesson, students visit the Tolerance Museum and discuss the history of the U.S. Students write a poem...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts