The Peaceable Kingdom
Learners examine the life and works of Edward Hicks. Using his "Peaceable Kingdoms, they create what they believe to be their own peaceable kingdom. They compare and contrast the two kingdoms and practice layering colors with colored pencils.
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Double Meaning: Edward Hicks' "The Peaceable Kingdom"
Students analyze and create pieces of art. Within the span of three lessons, students discuss different elements of art using "The Peaceable Kingdom" by Edward Hicks as a guide and follow step-by-step teacher directions in order to paint...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Observing Connections: Art, Poetry and the Environment
Make connections between art, poetry and the environment. In this connections lesson, students read "I Am An Artist" by Pat Lowery Collins and compare artwork by various artists. Students write their own "I an an artist when..." poem...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts