Middle School Art Project with Common Core & Cross-curricular Connections
In this lesson cross curricular lesson/project students examine and discuss common literary themes. They then write the rules for and design a board game concept around that theme. This lesson works great when art teachers and English / Language Arts teachers collaborate or if possible team teach.
Common Core Standard Correlation Explanation
Interactive Smartboard Presentation
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Student Product Examples
English / Language ArtsThis lesson reinforces concepts from many middle school English classes, requiring students to think about themes they have learned in an entirely different context and demonstrate a deep understanding through devising a game that reflects these concepts.
Visual ArtThis lesson tasks students with becoming a graphic designer as they plan and design a collaborative, thematic game board and its related contents.