Hughes’ Dreams and Art

Poetry can be beautiful and confusing so take some time to draw out the words to assist with understanding through Art. During a lesson highlighting Langston Hughes' Dreams, we read the poem several times aloud then drew the scene of the broken-winged bird and barren field on the dry erase board. You can add more … Continue reading Hughes’ Dreams and Art

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Scene 1

If you are looking for a way to get up, ACT! You can take anything and develop a scene. Try it! Math- Get Up and Act out the problem. Create a cheer about Multiplying! It adds UP! Social Studies- Easy. Make a 1 person show, make puppets, video a scene, quick go: act out a … Continue reading Scene 1

Inspire Writing

  This exercise is a quick 15-minute lesson designed to move creative juices.  Give students a topic, question or objects and have them write for as long as they can! If you have a struggling writer, put out there a word goal or a time, but I prefer for them to write, write, and write! … Continue reading Inspire Writing