Teach Picasso for the entire month! This bundle combines my Meet the Artist Lit Unit and the new CC Close Reading Poets and Painters Unit.
Together these units offer our students non-fiction text, close reading of poetry, writing activities, art activities, and much more.
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Each Bundle includes:
Mini Lit Unit
Meet the Artist Bio
Identifying Character Traits
Differentiated Character Traits List #1
Differentiated Character Traits List #2
Sequence of Events
KWL Graphic Organizer
Missing Letter Vocabulary
Missing Letter Vocabulary Key
Making Words Worksheet
The Stories They Tell (Creative Writing)
Word Search Key
Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Looking At Art : Observational Writing
Taking a Second Look at Art: Describing Painting (Unlined Page)
Taking a Second Look at Art: Describing a Painting (Lined Page)
Role Model – Positive Qualities
Painting Match Up : Match the Painting with the Title
Story Elements in a Painting – Writing Activity
Design Your Own Masterpiece
Famous Quotes Writing Activity
Credits and Thanks
Poets and Painters Unit
Teach Common Core Standards using poetry and art! Each unit includes a poem inspired by a famous painting along with 4 works of art. Students follow a 10 Step Close Reading of the poem combined with an exploration of the famous painting. Students write original poems inspired by the art followed by an original work of art created by them.
Also included is a Museum Field Trip Project that can be done as a class trip, virtual trip, or assigned to students individually to share with their families. Ideas for a Poets & Painters Art Show are also included.
Units can be used whole class, in small groups or pairs, or individually. Choose one unit or group them thematically. The possibilities for differentiation are endless.
There is a poet and artist inside every one of our students. Discover them through Close Reading!
Each Unit includes:
12 Slide Instructional Power Point Presentation]
12 Task Cards
15+ Page Student Workbook
Teacher Resource Pack including:
Instructions for the Unit -5 Activities
Poem and 4 Slides of Artwork
10 Step Close Reading Strategy
Museum Field Trip Booklet
Treasure Hunt Activity and Samples
Easy Annotations Chart
Art Show and Fundraising Ideas
Common Core Standards Alignment