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Transcendentalism: Books, Beliefs, and the Beyond

Students are exploring the early nineteenth century literary movement of Transcendentalism through foundational texts by Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Using this knowledge, students become transcendentalists themselves using sensory observational...

Trading Cards

Research Native American tribes (4th grade) or animals (2nd grade) using online resources and textbooks. Create trading cards using the research. Contact: Stafani Karl, Haley Schwanebeck

We Remember: Butterfly Project

Students will research a victim/survivor from the Holocaust using ID cards from the Holocaust Encyclopedia. Students will write an adapted narrative about their chosen person. Students will analyze their person to pull out symbols, colors, textures, etc. to represent...

2D and 3D Arts Integration

Students will be able to describe the different types of Native American dwellings, specifically igloos, and explain how resources from the environment were used to build them. Students create 2D and 3D art representations to express their understanding of Native...

Mindful Mandalas

Students will utilize self-regulation strategies in the classroom to be able to be present for learning. One self-regulation strategy is to use mindful mandalas to create classroom connections. Students can color already developed mandalas by answering questions about...