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A. Pintura: Art Detective

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 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 _______

How To Draw Secret Agent Birthday Invitations The top secret birthday invitations are finished! A few weeks ago I did a trial run, but here are the actual invitations. Here's a little DIY for you! 1. manila folder, which you'll cut in half First, I designed the invitation using the red squiggle PDF and I used a light blue font under that. Finally, I paper clipped the polaroid to the manila folder, added the decoder and note inside, and put the Top Secret sticker on the folder (Eli did this part) and all that went in the envelope! Understanding Formal Analysis The J. Paul Getty Museum Getty360 | Calendar | Blog | Connect with Us | Shop | Support Us Getty Home Education Understanding Formal Analysis Explore the elements of art and principles of design used by artists with your students. Lessons Activities • I Spy Irises (Grades K—2) • Still Life Photography: Daily Life (Grades 3—5) • From Foreground to Background (Grades 3—5) • Writing about Art: Comparing Portraits (Grades 3—12) • Analyzing Photographs (Grades 6—12) • Looking and Learning in the Art Museum (Grades 6—12) • Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature (Grades 9—12) • Looking at Photography Lesson 1: The Elements of Photography (Adult) Background & Context Videos Click to download background PDF files: • Elements of Art • Principles of Design • Art Vocabulary • Still Life Overview and Vocabulary • Illustrated Elements of Art • Illustrated Principles of Art Click to watch Getty videos on YouTube: • Introducing Formal Analysis: Still Life • Introducing Formal Analysis: Landscape The J. ©J.

Decimal and Percentage Games Here at Passy World we are contantly searching the web to find great free stuff that can be used for fun and learning. Because learning should be fun ! But sorry there is no fun for Apple users, because these games are in Flash and Java. Thanks to Apple's designers, Flash and Java do not run on ipods or ipads.We do have an ipad here at Passy World, but hope to replace it in the near future with an Android tablet with USB connection and Flash and Java capability. In this post we present a great collection of free online games for gaining skills in dealing with decimals, fractions, and percentages. If Blogger sites are blocked in your school, then you can also read this post at our Mathematics blog on WordPress by clicking the link below: Note that to get to each Game, it is necessary to Click the Link that we have supplied. (Eg. We have certainly checked out a lot of games on the web, and here we give you the best of the best! "Mission Magnetite"

TPIB: Follow the evidence You don't always have to put on a big interactive mystery theater production to have a mystery themed program (although those are fun), you can do some mini CSI type activities to have a mystery program. There is a lot less time and money involved in set up, making it ideal for the school year. You can also do these activities as part of a lead up to a larger mystery program. What's Missing? Set up a table with 20 small items and cover with a sheet. Interview the Witness At the beginning of the program, have a couple of pre-selected staff members come in and give you a message. Discover the Message You can make invisible ink using baking soda or lemon juice. The Usual Suspects: A line up activity Gather together 4 or more similar looking outfits (borrow from staff or purchase at a thrift store). Prints, Prints and More Prints CSI involves the collection and study of fingerprints. You can also do a foot printing activity. Who wrote the note? More fun activities . . . Teeth impressions

MMS kids solve mystery - Martinsville Bulletin Wednesday, January 20, 2010 By ELIZA WINSTON - Bulletin Staff Writer Martinsville Middle School students have solved the case of the MMS bandit. The case was solved during a Mystery Science Dinner Theater in Martinsville Middle School's cafeteria. Crack the Code K Sight Word Activity « Teaching Heart Blog 5 Apr I made some sight word activities for my daughter to review her Kindergarten Sight Words. I figure I will add the first grade words as we go through the summer break. Here is a crack the code activity sheet I made her. Click > crackcodesightword1 to download the sheet above. Check out what I think are the 7 words all Pre-k Students should know before they start K. Have an old Candyland Board? Click here to check out my Sight Word Pin Board for lots of ideas. If you enjoy this free printable and want more ready to print, check out our Sight Word Packet Here… Google+