Québec History 10 - The Acadians Deportation
Québec a Nation History (Part 10)The Acadians DeportationThe Acadians are the descendants of the French who settled in Acadia located in the Canadian Maritim...
Ted Harrison Art and More! - Whimsy Workshop Teaching
A completely free lesson from Art History For Little Ones featuring the art of Ted Harrison. Step by step instructions and student examples. Whimsy Workshop Teaching
Where In the World Am I? - Kindergarten Social Studies Unit
This download is a map book for kindergarten students that helps them understand their place in the world. The book starts out with a map of Earth and ends with a map of their room. Included in this download are three additional map worksheets. Fonts & Images by DJInkers License # 0912173162...
1st Grade Learning Stars
We just had our school wide Engineering Fair and it was a HUGE success! My school is located in Albemarle County, Virginia which is home to the University of Virginia. Several classrooms in my building were working with The University's Curry School of Education and the UVA School of Engineering since the start of school last fall. We were given printers and fabricators to use with software (Fablab and Community Construction) that was designed by people in the Engineering department at UVA…
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A kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teaching blog. I focus on writing, grammar, reading, and social studies.
How To Build An Igloo | A Boy Among Polar Bears | BBC
From the wonderful BBC documentary, A Boy Among Polar Bears. A young Inuit learns how to build an igloo. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCStudiosWATCH MORE:Hirosh...
Luscious Layered Landscapes on crayola.com
Create beautiful layered 3-D scenes in the striking style of famous Canadian artist, Ted Harrison. The unique technique? Glue! It dries clear!
a faithful attempt
Here are the paintings of my Grade 5's annual Ted Harrison style paintings. He's one of the most popular Canadian artists and art teachers love teaching his landscape lessons because they're so bright and accessible to different abilities. I've posted the lesson previously HERE and HERE. I sometimes mix up what type of paint I use with the kids to see the different results. This time we used tempera pucks. Make sure you have white so the students can create different tints. They sketched out…
How Igloos Work
How can a house made of snow keep you sheltered from the icy cold? Igloos seem like a great paradox, but they're actually quite practical. Who invented them and why?
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Painting in the style of Ted Harrison
There is a lot of Ted Harrison love at the school these days. Both Grades 2 and 3 are completing art projects based on his work. Ted Harrison is a well known Canadian artist famous for his use of line and color in his landscape paintings around his beloved Yukon home. This is an easy art project based on his work. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - watercolor paper or heavy weight sketch paper - watercolor, tempera, or acrylic paints - black paper - glue - scissors - reference photos (there are lots of…