Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
Words count! Discover the power of words in poetry such as Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. Then create a change
Think about careers! Students picture where and how they would like to work.
Have you read Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me? What worries you? Turn your concerns over to a Worry Warrior and
Students get to know each other better when they create a 3-D self-portrait.
Study voting rights then have students create a "Wanted" poster focusing on a famous suffragist.
Create a mixed media winter cityscape street scene focused on the idea of top/bottom, above/below as snow is painted on
Around the world, women are accomplishing wonders! Create a 3-D game to highlight notable women in sports, science, poli
Honor women who helped to shape our world. Create a place for great leaders at history’s table.
In temperate climates, winter brings rain, sleet, freezing rain, hail, and snow. How is water changed into so many diffe
Students send postcards from space to show their knowledge of other planets.
Tainos, indigenous to Caribbean Islands such as Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, were known as a peaceful people
How do boats move?
Introduce, or refresh, the concepts of 3-dimensional shapes and volume with your students. Investigate Joel Shapiro’s us
Explore a variety of watercolor techniques, including crayon resist, to paint a sky indicating time of day or weather c
Her Story, Strega Nona, by Tomie dePaola, is the story of Nona’s birth and how she becomes the magical witch of Calabria
Create a coat of arms for the family!
Find colorful place names around the world! Draw vivid maps, plan trips, and write travel logs about imaginary journeys
The inventor of the snowmobile, a French Canadian named Bombardier, inspires creativity! Construct inventions with recyc
Compare modern with traditional African tribal cultures by researching how individual and group identity are expressed t
While investigating pyramids and mummies, invite students to craft a replica of an amulet. This pendant gleams with symb
Discover more about the life of a king cobra. For what is it really hunting?
Introduce, or refresh, the concept of surface area to your students with an investigation into the Joel Shapiro “Untitle
Which special events are celebrated in the community? Create a 3-D timeline of community events—for any season!