The Story Behind the Horse
Students view and interpret Dan Howard's artwork entitled, Soliloquium:IV. They write a story of what they think is behind the painting and then paint their own soliloquy.
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A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
If At First You don't Succeed Try, Try Core Knowledge!
Students relate phrases and sayings to their life experiences. In this phrases and sayings lesson, students participate in activities and listen to stories to understand the meanings of each saying. One day is devoted to each saying.
1st English Language Arts
Bullring Kid and Country Cowboy
Students investigate story elements by reading a story together. In this creative writing instructional activity, students read the book Bullring Kid and Country Cowboy and complete a comprehension worksheet. Students create a poster...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson. The class takes a virtual "art safari" with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how illustrations contribute to meaning. Individuals...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable