Wants And Needs Poetry/ Interpretive Painting
Students investigate the differences of needs and wants. They develop an appreciation for the environment and the community they live in. Students read a poem about nature and then create a painting that is interpretive based upon the reading.
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Wants and Needs Poetry with Interpretive Painting
A creative and inventive lesson on cinquain poetry and painting. Elementary schoolers make a list of things they want and things they need. Then, they write a cinquain-style poem about the most important item from the things they need...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
"Casey at the Bat" and narrative poems
Click on the blue audio link to hear a reading of the narrative poem, "Casey at the Bat." Then work through vocabulary that will help your class determine the all the parts of a narrative. A comprehension quiz, discussion questions, and...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Notice and Interpret Comparisons in a Poem
Perfect for your lesson on figurative language and imagery, a video on "The Twelfth Song of Thunder" shows middle schoolers how to identify comparisons in a poem. It focuses on the images throughout the poem and how the author compares...
5 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed