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ALEX Lesson Plans  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [CE] (0-12) 10 :
10 ) Self-control

[CE] (0-12) 22 :
22 ) Creativity

[ELA2015] (1) 24 :
24 ) Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure. [W.1.1]

a. Write simple poems addressing a topic. (Alabama)

[ELA2015] (1) 35 :
35 ) Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. [SL.1.5]

[ELA2015] (2) 22 :
22 ) Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section. [W.2.1]

a. Write free verse poetry to express ideas. (Alabama)

[ELA2015] (2) 33 :
33 ) Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. [SL.2.5]

Subject: Character Education (K - 12), or English Language Arts (1 - 2)
Title: Are You Jumping for Joy or Pitching a Fit?
Description:

What makes you jump?  When someone scares you?  When you are fuming mad? When you are excited about scoring a goal?  In this lesson, students will explore all the reasons that make us jump.  The students will write a poem about a time they jumped and make a simple collage of themselves jumping. 

This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.




ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] DAN (2) 4 :
4) Select movements that express an idea or emotion or follow a musical phrase and explain reasons for movement choices.

[ELA2015] (2) 33 :
33 ) Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. [SL.2.5]

Subject: Arts Education (2), English Language Arts (2)
Title: Animal Yoga
Description:

Students will create audio recordings of short poems and will select movements to express the ideas and descriptions included in the poems.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




ALEX Learning Activities: 1

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