ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts Education (1 - 3), or English Language Arts (1 - 3)
Title: Where Did My Sunflowers Van Gogh?
Description: Students will read about the life of Vincent Van Gogh and observe how the events of his life shaped his art. Students will view various works by the artist and evaluate the changes in them. Students will then create a still life sunflower portrait interpretation based on the works of Vincent Van Gogh.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Breaking the Glyphics Code
Digital Tool: Explore a Pyramid
Digital Tool Description: Explore a Pyramid is an interactive tool. Students are able to visit a pyramid and explore different chambers. One function is to locate hidden hieroglyphics. Students will manipulate the map to place the hieroglyphics in order and make a new discovery. A robot is used to explore the pyramid. The computer mouse controls the light on the robot to view each chamber of the pyramid.