# A. Pintura: Art Detective

Famous Paintings Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids These studies of Famous Paintingswere written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages. They will help students become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists. Teachers, for each lesson you will find a biography of the artist,a study sheet, a worksheet, a greyscale print of the picture,a jigsaw puzzle, a printable and online crossword puzzle, word search, and word scramble, links for further research, and links to art lessons for many of the artists. There are posters, books, and videos you can order. All the material at Garden of Praise is free without subscription. SUGGESTIONS for using the ART LESSONS How to Use Famous Paintings for Tutoring

The Cool Calculator Caper | Math Maven's Mysteries Student Activity Detectives, the trap is set, but now I need your help. I fooled these clever criminals into coming after the Cool Calculator, but I need to be prepared for each one's arrival. You'll need an important formula to figure out when the suspects will arrive in Point Logos: Rate X Time = Distance. For example, if you ride your bike at 10 miles an hour (R) for 2 hours (T), how far did you ride (D)? Here's another example: If you drive 80 miles (D) at the speed of 40 miles an hour (R), how long will it take (T)? Note: The units of measurement for distance and time (such as miles and hours) must be used in the rate. Okay, super sleuths, now it's your turn to use this formula!

Watercolor Painting Free lessons and tutorials, Step-by-step paintings, techniques, hints and tips Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom Throughout the month of June, I am going to run a Classroom Theme Series and feature a different popular classroom theme each day. Themes are a great way to tie everything in your classroom together...you just have to be careful not to let them clutter your classroom :) Today we are going to get out our magnifying glasses and take a closer look at a Detective/Mystery Theme! The first photos are from my classroom when I used a mystery/detective theme for open house. WANTED POSTERS: Each student created a character for himself and wrote a story explaining their alibi and why they were innocent. CRIME SCENE TRIORAMA: After writing their own mysteries based on a Nursery Rhyme (i.e. MYSTERY NUMBER: There are clues written on the front of the page with the question mark. MAGNIFICENT ME: LOVED THESE!!! JUST THE FACTS: This was another favorite. I SPY: Each student wrote a descriptive paragraph about an object. HANDWRITING ANALYSIS: Third graders learn to write in cursive. Investigating _______