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By upstARTS
This teacher-friendly product takes an innovative look at the word 'entitlement'. Intended for students grades 6 through 8, The Entitlement project is hands-on. The objective is for students to understand entitlement by walking in someone else's
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables, Graphic Organizers
$20.00
Digital Download PDF (1.24 MB)
By upstARTS
A great activity for students grades 2-4 who have a natural interest and ability in writing, or as a whole-class activity for older students, Mixed-up fairy tales introduces students to story summary while enjoying the fun of the fortune-teller
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (2.36 MB)
By upstARTS
Turtle Bell is the delightful song about a quiet little turtle swimming in the deep blue sea. Scored for SA choir, this song-video supplements the choral arrangement and is the perfect addition to any primary level music class. It features
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Songs, Printables
$7.00
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 02:47
By upstARTS
While the world waits for COVID to fade, let's sing we and CHANT it! This fun piece works extremely well as a chant! Add simple hand movements, and it's a sure hit with students aged K through 4 (and maybe even older!) Scored for voice with piano
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Songs
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (0.02 MB)
By upstARTS
This diverse activity combines, reading, creative writing, creative thinking, and team work! Designed for non-enrolling teachers who want to join in the fun of Valentine's day working with small groups of students. This particular activity -
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Valentine's Day
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning
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By upstARTS
This activity is great for small groups of students, such as advanced learners. You are running for Mayor of the city. You are going to be faced with some tough, possibly unexpected questions and you will need to be able to answer them! Not only
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Elections - Voting, Drama
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.70 MB)
By upstARTS
Initially designed for advanced learners in primary grades, Scarecrows in difference places can also be applied to the general classroom. This activity allows children to be creative with design and Hallowe'en characters, while at the same time
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Geography, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Printables
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (4.41 MB)
By upstARTS
We live in a visual age. Let's take students back to the 1940s, when radio's sightless voice was both news and entertainment! Designed for upper intermediate advanced learners, Radio Hallowe'en allows students to practice their expressive voice by
Subjects:
Drama, Halloween
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables
$10.00
Digital Download PDF (0.99 MB)
By upstARTS
This activity challenges your students to re-write the lyrics to three well-known Christmas songs/carols. They will enjoy working individually or with a partner to test their rhyming skills and their creative abilities! This seasonal activity can
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Music, Poetry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Songs, Printables
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.80 MB)
By upstARTS
Creative thought is not limited to the Language Arts domain. We need to be good writers across the curriculum. Micro-Macro is a writing activity designed to encourage Primary age students to ask questions that evoke their imagination, curiosity
Subjects:
Science, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (0.60 MB)
By upstARTS
Poor little Missy! Her life is a mess! Until she is rescued from a dog shelter by two loving and caring people! See how her life changes! This charming video, based on the Missy-the-One-Eyed Dog book series, will inspire lots of comments and
Subjects:
Reading, Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
EBooks
$6.00
Video
Duration: 01:59
By upstARTS
While we continue to educate - but in different ways as we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic - we can nevertheless enjoy music in our on-line classrooms and choirs - and this collection of songs for Grades K-5 is guaranteed to please anyone who
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
$36.00
Digital Download PDF (2.38 MB)
By upstARTS
WASH YOUR HANDS! This is a perfect chant for music class! Ideal for primary classrooms, it uses the Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How to discuss the importance of washing our hands! Scored as a chant, with suggested non-pitched instruments, it
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Drama
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Songs
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By upstARTS
Moo's No-Moosic Music is here to offer you another great song to re-style as a chant while we wait for COVID to clear! This song will attract upper intermediate/lower secondary school students with its driving rhythm. It offers plenty of
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (0.09 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

30 years as a teacher/administrator - K through higher education - secondary band and choir, elementary school core curriculum, music, visual art, drama and dance.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Integration of the visual and performing arts throughout the curriculum, as pedagogy - creating real-life learning experiences for our students

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Published children's author and academic researcher in peer-reviewed journals

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

ARCT - piano performance B. Music - piano and voice Diploma - ELL M.Ed - ELL Ed.D - The pedagogy of arts integration in elementary schools

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Suzanne grew up in Vancouver BC Canada. She is married with two children and a delightful dog called 'Missy'. She is an avid music composer despite losing her hearing and no longer being able to hear music.

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