Teaching literary standards through the arts is a fresh and innovative way to engage and inspire your struggling and advanced students! This lesson will fit right in with your reading or writing workshop and our lessons are aligned with Common Core!
This lesson is included in a bundle of four reading lesson plans featuring the arts! Each lesson features a different reading concept and a different work by Van Gogh. Get all four lessons bundled together at a discounted price! Bundle of Four Reading Lesson Plans Featuring the Arts
Included in this lesson is:
* An introduction to using the arts to teach literary techniques
* A lesson plan format for reading or writing workshop, including minilesson, independent work, share, assessment, and technology connection
* A brief history of the art and artist
* Constructed response answer sheets
* A creative response answer sheet
* A rubric for scoring constructed response answers
* A full page copy of the artwork to display or print
* A sample chart for writing constructed response questions.
This lesson is part of a series of lessons featuring Van Gogh. The focus of this lesson is making predictions. The art featured in this lesson is Van Gogh's First Steps (after Millet).
Teaching with these lessons couldn't be easier! Just copy the constructed response sheets and the creative response sheets for your students. You can teach these lessons in whole group, in cooperative groups, or individually. Students will be asked to analyze, compare and contrast, infer, draw conclusions, and cite evidence to support their answers.
Your students will be inspired by the art and challenged by the questions which focus on higher order thinking and are aligned with Common Core!
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