Edgar Degas Writing Centers: Focus on High Frequency Words

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This is an integrated writing and art activity which brings children to two of Degas’ favorite places to create artwork: the cafe and the ballet! Your students can experience Degas’ art process while incorporating individualized word lists into storywriting. Students will be motivated to try this new art technique and to practice their writing skills!

This activity is part of an Edgar Degas Artist Study, which is a portion of our complete Artist Biography Unit.

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Learning experiences are directly correlated with the Common Core State Standards: Grade1
CCSS Writing Standards
CCSS 2. Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS 8. With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
CCSS 1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Print all upper- and lowercase letters.
Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
CCSS 2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Capitalize dates and names of people.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
Grade 2
CCSS Writing Standards
CCSS 2. Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
CCSS 8. Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Conventions of Standard English
CCSS 1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
CCSS 2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Knowledge of Language
CCSS 3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
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