Students create a classroom mural to help learn one another's names. They draw their bodies underneath photographs of their heads and write their names.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
What would it be like to have the power of flight? Let your class's imagination fly with a photography project, which includes a narrative writing component. After planning what they want a mural on flight to look like, kids work...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Background Knowledge: Colonial Craftspeople
In the first lesson plan of this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders gain background knowledge of different jobs performed by early colonists. The class begins with a slide show presentation that includes a variety of great...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The American Revolution Introduction
Young historians create a replica of Jamestown Virginia, analyze the Mayflower Compact, practice penmanship by copying a famous quote by William Bradford, and read a great informational text on the beginnings of colonial America with a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mural Painting - Activity 1
Young scholars create a "mural philosophy" and discuss various areas in their own schools that could use an art mural with the purpose of presenting to school administration. This class art project is adaptable to the needs/desires of...
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts