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

Dust off the Bookshelf

As you plan this week, look at your books in a new way. We are currently studying Planet Earth and I will admit I hit the net first for ideas. Printed worksheets and collected videos on Ed puzzle but as I was cleaning I leaned over and found an old Usborne book called Planet Earth … Continue reading Dust off the Bookshelf

Nerf or Science

Snow Day! Nerf Science! Grab some Nerf guns, develop a hypothesis and run through your experiment. Can a Nerf Gun at a specific distance knock over a tissue box standing vertically? Our kids set up a Home Depot tape measure reaching 25 feet, a tissue box to knock down, tons of Nerf Bullets, and two … Continue reading Nerf or Science

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

Art Creates a Story

Have your student, family member, and another draw pictures to share? Draw 2 or more pictures Place each drawing next to each other Brainstorm the images Write about the three images Laugh at your story Share with others The best stories come from wild pictures, goofy ideas, and crazy thoughts. Example: Once there was an … Continue reading Art Creates a Story