Integrate Language Arts, Social Studies, and Art with these draw and write quick-write activities. Students draw before writing,
giving them the opportunity to create visual details
before putting their thoughts into words. magicnewyeardollardeals
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This resource is designed to be used as a supplement for any Martin Luther King, Jr. information presented to students, such as read alouds, independent reading, Social Studies units on Martin Luther King, Jr., etc.
No informational text is included in this resource.
Nine draw & write drawing / writing prompts are included:
• Martin Luther King, Jr. as a child
• Dr. King’s dream
• what Dr. King wanted
• a dream for yourself
• a dream for the world
• a problem at school to solve
• civil rights
• the meaning of equality
The writing prompts are open-ended
enough to allow for students to respond in their own way, with their own thoughts. Writing space is unlined to allow for all sizes of handwriting and a variety of grade levels.
For best results, have students do all drawings in color, and encourage them to use details and include as much background as possible.
More Draw & Write Resources:
Kindness Writing Draw and Write
Draw and Write Literature Response
Draw and Write Response to Non-Fiction
Art Integration Lessons Sampler:
Integrating Art Across the Curriculum
More art-making ideas and suggestions:
Start With Art
-- perfect for back-to-school
Making Time For Art
-- a free download
Art Task Cards
-- for early finishers or art centers
I am a retired elementary classroom teacher, a former art teacher, an artist and a writer. I have a Multiple Subjects credential, a Single Subject credential for Art and English, LDS/ESL certification, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Mathematics focus, and Montessori certification. I have worked with all elementary grades, and with special groups including ELL, GATE, and At-Risk students. Creating Art With Kids
lessons and resources are designed to foster student creativity, choice, and independence, and to encourage authentic art-making. Consideration is given to developmental appropriateness, differentiation possibilities, and teacher individuality. For this reason, directions are general, expectations are open-ended, and clip art on student pages is kept to a minimum.
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