The Whole Schools Initiative

Institute and Retreat Handouts

2011 Institute Handouts

  • Storyboard

    Blank Storyboard pages

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  • Art Criticism 2

    You are an art critic. You have been asked by a famous museum to critique a work of art. Write the artwork and the artist that created it on the lines below. Then critique the artwork.

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  • Tangram Foxes

    Examples of Foxes made with Tangram sets

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  • Tangrams

    Tangram definition: a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs.

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  • The Art of MOLA Making

    Lesson Plans PRESENTED TO YOU BY THE LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM, CORNELL UNIVERSITY

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  • Hula 202 C

    Lyrics for "OLI ALOHA"

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  • Rubrics

    Rubrics for "Fairy Tale Muppet Skit" and "Muppet Construction"

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  • Art Criticism 1

    You are an art critic. You have been asked by a famous museum to critique a work of art. Write the artwork and the artist that created it on the lines below. Then critique the artwork.

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  • Dream Big Handout

    Session Handout for Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open: An arts experience focused on the Civil Rights Movement: 1954 – 1968, presented by Althea Jerome and Kathryn Lewis, Teaching Artists

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  • Theatre Arts in the Classroom

    Mini-Track: Here are a few ideas for ways to use theatre in the classroom to enhance the standard curriculum.

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  • Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Levels

    Example of a Level One Activity: Recall elements and details of story structure, such as sequence of events, character, plot and setting.

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  • Hula 202 B

    THE PLAYLIST

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  • Picasso Triangle Art 2

    You are Pablo Picasso and you were asked to create a very special artwork for an art gallery that is going to focus on cubism. Cubism is your specialty...

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  • Andy Warhol / Camouflage 2

    You have been taking an art class as a hobby on the weekends. In your art class you learned about the artwork of Andy Warhol. Your class assignment is to use Andy Warhol’s art to inspire your own creation...

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  • Dream Big Arts Experience

    Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open: An arts experience focused on the Civil Rights Movement: 1954 – 1968, presented by Althea Jerome and Kathryn Lewis, Teaching Artists

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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Script

    A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, a script.

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  • Culture Shock! Agenda CT

    Curriculum Track answering the who, what, why, when, and how questions relating to the specifics of making an interdisciplinary event come alive for your students. Presented by Emilie English and Leah Patterson

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  • Hula 202 A

    ADVANCED HULA STEPS

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  • Picasso Triangle Art 1

    You are Pablo Picasso and you were asked to create a very special artwork for an art gallery that is going to focus on cubism. Cubism is your specialty...

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  • Andy Warhol / Camouflage

    You have been taking an art class as a hobby on the weekends. In your art class you learned about the artwork of Andy Warhol. Your class assignment is to use Andy Warhol’s art to inspire your own creation. Your two favorite paintings of his are Ten Marilyns and Camouflage...Rubric included.

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  • Perceive Card

    Before you read anything about the image, use your powers of observation to look slowly and closely.

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  • What Do I Display

    Examples of display ideas: artifacts from the country, art prints, pictures/videos of students at work...

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  • Country Fact File

    Country Fact File includes Country, Continent, and Population

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  • A Southern Girl’s Guide to Hula

    The playlist includes, among others, "E Ala E" by Keali’i Reichel and "Ke Aloha I Ka Pu’uwai" by Mark Keali’i Ho’omalu.

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  • The Mind/Body Connection

    Visualize the curriculum, moving in your mind instead of speaking it. What would it look like without words?

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  • Mosaic Masterpiece Student Sheet

    Mosaic Masterpiece Student Sheet

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  • Allison Strine Folk Art / Alliteration

    You are Allison Strine and you have been commissioned to create one of your famous folk art pieces for a very wealthy individual. To create your art, you will follow the procedures below...Rubric included.

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  • Flossie and the Fox Observation

    Teacher Observation and Reflection: Flossie and the Fox

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  • Websites for Arts Integration

    Websites for Arts Integration, Websites of Art Galleries /Prints, and Catalog Information for prints and supplies

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  • Fibonacci Folding Book Project

    How to Make a Fibonacci Accordion Book by Sarah C. Campbell.

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  • A Brief History of Printmaking

    Printmaking has shaped culture in all parts of the world. Originally used as a form of communication, printmaking is now valued as an artistic medium with unique technical qualities... Authors: Randy H. Jolly, NBCT and Miriam P. Wahl, Ed.D., NBCT

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  • Dance 101

    Concepts to Consider throughout the Movement Lesson

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  • Mosaic Masterpiece Guidelines 1

    You are an ancient Roman architect. You have been contracted to create a beautiful mosaic for the new palace. You know as an architect you are also a mathematician...

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  • Knitting and Math Tips

    Tips for Preparing the Environment and Teaching Knitting in a Classroom or Club

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  • Draw A Fox Exercise

    Divide the students into groups and give each group a copy of the sample photos/illustrations of a fox...

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  • Prints in the Classroom APPARTS

    The acronym APPARTS provides prompts that assist students in gaining a fuller understanding of text—including pictures/prints! Frequent practice in the use of APPARTS increases its effectiveness.

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  • A Southern Girl’s Guide to Hula Basic

    BASIC HULA STEPS

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  • Van Gogh Measurement Sunflowers 2

    You are Vincent Van Gogh and you are going to create your painting Sunflowers for an upcoming art exhibition. Instead of painting your famous artwork again, this time you are going to use construction paper to show the sunflower...

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  • Georgia O’keeffe Light Flowers 2

    You are Georgia O’Keeffe and you are going to create one of your famous large flower paintings for an upcoming art exhibition. Instead of using paint for your famous artwork again, this time you are going to use a variety of materials to create your flower. As an artist, you know that science is included in everything you do...

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  • Knitting and Math Resources

    Compiled by Julie Owen

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  • AI Lesson Plan: Flossie and the Fox

    Lesson Title: Becoming Clever and Wise. Lesson Goal or Big Idea: Literature can teach valuable lessons that readers can apply to their own lives. Lesson Authors: Jodie Engle, Althea Jerome, Kathryn Lewis. Target Audience: K-2nd Grades

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  • Prints in the Classroom

    Answers the questions: How can I incorporate prints into MY curriculum? Why should I? Presented By Emilie English and Leah Patterson

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  • Hula 202 E

    Hawaiian Language Basics

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  • Van Gogh Measurement Sunflowers 1

    You are Vincent Van Gogh and you are going to create your painting Sunflowers for an upcoming art exhibition. Instead of painting your famous artwork again, this time you are going to use construction paper to show the sunflower...

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  • Georgia O’keeffe Light Flowers 1

    You are Georgia O’Keeffe and you are going to create one of your famous large flower paintings for an upcoming art exhibition. Instead of using paint for your famous artwork again, this time you are going to use a variety of materials to create your flower...

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  • Math and Knitting

    Knit It, Solve It! Math and Knitting, Compiled by Julie Owen

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  • Dream Big CT

    Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open: A Curriculum Track focused on the Civil Rights Movement: 1954 – 1968, presented by Althea Jerome and Kathryn Lewis, Teaching Artists

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  • Ojo de Dios (God’s Eye)

    Includes instructions for making an Ojo de Dios (God’s Eye). The Ojo de Dios symbolizes the ability to see and understand unseen things.

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  • Hula 202 D

    Lyrics for "OLI MAHALO"

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