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Mimetic Architecture

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students draw and paint a building that is shaped as an animal, food, or some other object.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More

Lesson 4: Writing Poetry without Rhyme or Rhythm

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn about alliteration and colorful words in poetry. Students are introduced to poetry that doesn't have a strong rhythm or rhyme scheme. Students write a poem about an anim... Read More

Lesson 3: Writing Poetry Counting Syllables

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn to count the number of syllables in a line of peotry. They learn that a number pattern of syllables in a stanza causes rhythm. Students write a two-line rhyme with eac... Read More

Lesson 2: Writing Poetry Quatrains

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn about different rhyme patterns in a 4-line poem or a poem with multiple 4-line stanzas. They write some 4-line poems.Lesson Plan Download this document now or read... Read More

Lesson 1: Writing Poetry Couplets

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students are introduced to writing poetry by writing two line rhymes.Lesson Plan Download this document now or read it below.Worksheet Download this document now or read ... Read More

52 Team Activity Ideas

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Teaching Material

From mental math to local trivia, this document contains 52 activities for teams to complete. The tasks were collected for teams at an end-of-year family day, but many could be used to encourage teamw... Read More

Lean Manufacturing: A Philosophy for Teachers?

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

Last summer, I had the privilege of working at my father’s business just as he was starting to put significant effort into implementing an approach called “lean manufacturing.” As its name sug... Read More

Research Paper Binder

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Teaching Material

Austin offers this research paper course as an aid in developing the skills of writing. Students are guided to choose a type of research paper, select and develop their topic, and conduct appropriate ... Read More

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Lesson

Contributor: Bettina Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

In this art lesson, students create a caterpillar in the style of Eric Carle and learn about how Eric Carle creates pictures.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More

Monochromatic Landscape Art Lessons

Contributor: Susanna Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

In this two-period art history lesson, grades 5-8 study the artistic trends in the Romantic era. In the first period they will sketch a landscape scene with pencil. In the second period, they will p... Read More