That's The Story!
Students use think sheets and digital cameras. They take an "interesting" picture using the digital camera. After they have printed them they are given at random another student's picture, and they write a story about the picture they are given.
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Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: The Power of Story
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's lesson. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image depicts and how the...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
What Cameras See That Our Eyes Don't
Cameras are amazing tools that enhance the way we see the world. From capturing time-lapse footage of seeds sprouting or seasons changing, to high-speed photography showing a bullet crashing through its target, cameras allow us to see...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Learning Network: Re-envisioning Classic Stories
Readers reflect on enjoyable stories they know, brainstorm criteria that make a story "good," analyze a New York Times article about innovative children's performances, re-envision classics on their own, and peer edit drafts. Use this as...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Picturing a Story: Photo Essay about a Community, Event or Issue
Picture this. Class members follow in the footsteps of W. Eugene Smith, Dorothea Lange, James Nachtwey, and Lewis Hine by creating their own photo essay about a local event or issue.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How Does the Story begin...or End?
Students explore the importance of the opening and closing of a story. They assess that an exciting beginning gets readers attentions and strong introductions hook and lead readers into the book or story.Also, a good conclusion leaves...
1st - 6th English Language Arts