DISTANCE LEARNING LESSON LIST

 

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Education Department at 954.921.3274, ext. 232,
or email education@artandculturecenter.org.

Cartoon Poem Creation

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When we think about art we might not think about words, but in this virtual lesson students will see examples of visual poetry, or poems which use the literal structure of a poem to create an image related to the poem. Students will then work together to create a collaborative visual poem as a class.

K-5 (Lesson is scalable to specific grade band within range)

Subject Area(s):

Language Arts, Visual Arts

What You Do: Verbs and Rhymes taught with help from the book To Root, To Toot, To Parachute by Brian P. Cleary

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This lesson will introduce students to verbs as action words or things they "do." Through physical movement and discussion, students will explore verbs and rhyming patterns. Incorporating movement, health and wellness into an emergent literacy presentation, students will reinforce vocabulary and gain knowledge of the concept of verbs, generally, and explore specific examples. Students will explore rhyming through focusing on the beginning and ending sounds of words. Lesson concludes with students being prompted to create an action-inspired work of art with their teacher after the broadcast ends.

K-2

Subject Area(s):

Language Arts, Visual Arts

Your Community Anew - planning to improve your community with help from the book Maybe Something Beautiful: How art transformed a neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

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Students will think and share ideas for how to improve on their local community - be it their classroom, school, neighborhood or town. Drawing inspiration from books like Maybe Something Beautiful and other sources, students will then be given time to draw and share their own inspired ideas that can later be used to create a classroom mural to encourage others to work for positive changes around them.

1-3

Subject Area(s):

Language Arts, Visual Arts, Earth Science

Who’s Them?: A lesson in collective nouns taught with help from the book A Curious Menagerie by Carin Berger

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This lesson will introduce students to collective nouns and the terms we use to describe groups of things. Through interactive movement and full-body engagement, students will reinforce vocabulary and gain knowledge of the concept of collective nouns, generally, and explore specific examples. The lesson will culminate with an art-making activity where they get to create their own collective noun!

K-2

Subject Area(s):

Language Arts, Visual Arts

Science & Art Series:

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is taking you to the far reaches of nature in this new suite of virtual programs exploring the depths of the sea, the inner-workings of planet Earth, and the far corners of space. Adventure with us as we combine literacy, science and art in these enthralling educational offerings. Each lesson is written for specific grade bands and, therefore, is geared toward their unique developmental needs. We can also provide extension activities and suggested resources to captivate our explorers beyond the distance learning classroom.

 

Rooted in Place: the hidden world of plant roots!

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Students will dig into the virtual dirt through this lesson exploring the hidden world of tree and plant roots! We’ll discuss the various ways that roots help trees and plants grow and survive. Then using the power of wind, students will make a well-rooted art project.

1-5 (Lesson is scalable to specific grade band within range)

Science, Art, Math

Mystery Chrysalis

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This lesson explores the life cycle of the butterflies and introduces students to some of the mysteries and unknowns that scientists are still trying to figure out. Students get to act as scientists as they engage in a scientific investigation before having the chance to create an artistic hypothesis of their very own!

2-5

Earth Science, the process of scientific investigation, Visual Art

Mysteries of Monarch Migration

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Learn about the jaw-dropping journey, lasting thousands of miles, that these delicate critters take from as far north as Canada all the way to Mexico each November. Students then use what they learned to create a migrating monarch of their very own!

2-5

Science, Visual Art, Math, Language Arts

Gorgeous Galaxies

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Adventure with us as we combine science and art as we explore out of this world! Students will learn about the different types of galaxies and how to identify them. Then they will create a galaxy all their own!

2-5

Science, Art

Buzzing About Local Bees!

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We all know about honeybees, but do you know that there are 4,000 different types of bees native to North America? In this virtual lesson we learn and explore what makes a bee a bee and why it’s important that they come in so many shapes and sizes.

2-5 (Lesson is scalable to specific grade band within range)

Science, Art, Math

A-MAZE-ing Ants!

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Venture underground as we explore the secret complexities of life as an ant! Students will learn about the often-massive ant colonies that exist below our feet and what goes on there.

2-5 (Lesson is scalable to specific grade band within range)

Science, Art, Math

Hive Creation

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Students will learn about the inspiring and exact ways that honeybees create their intricate bee hives. Through an exploration of geometry and engineering, students will try out their skills as a hive-constructor while learning all the various jobs a single bee might have throughout her lifetime.

2-8 (Lesson is scalable to specific grade band within range)

Science, Art, Math

Dance Bees, Dance!

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Focusing on the ways humans communicate and share information with each other, students will learn about the astounding ways that honeybees do so with dance. After exploring the incredible ways they use their bodies to “talk,” students will play a game of physical telephone to try their hand at “dance-communication!”

K-2

Science, Art, Movement, Language Arts

Camouflage Creation

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Students will explore the often hard-to-find critters who are experts at camouflage and discuss the benefits of blending in. Students will create their own camouflaged creation and will compete against each other to be crowned the Captain of Camouflage!

K-3

Earth Science, Art, Math

Colorful Coral

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Adventure with us as we combine science and art as we explore the world of coral! Is Coral living or nonliving, and how can we tell? Students will deepen their observational skills through exploring underwater life and creating with us!

K-3

Science, Art

Artists’ Inspired Series:

In this ever-growing series of interactive virtual programs students will learn about the lives, techniques, and tools of various famous visual artists and/or some of the major art movements throughout history. Students will then create their own inspired work based on the featured artist or movement.

Current artists and movements available: Chuck Close, Frida Kahlo, Joseph Cornell, Yayoi Kusama, Gerhard Richter, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Impressionism, Cubism, Abstract, Pointillism

Target Grade bands: All ages
      (Lesson is scalable and adaptable to work with all ages and abilities)

Subject Area(s): Art, History, Geography