Monthly Archives: January 2011

Viking helmets (hold the horns, please)

After our study of viking helmets, we made our own in class! Each 3rd grader will be photographed, then his or her helmet attached to the photograph! To study what we studied…What…no horns? Feel free to post anything we may … Continue reading

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2nd grade: Interpret an immigrant’s story

Activity: Create a memoir from the story of an immigrant. 2nd graders interview an immigrant and create an artwork based on that interview. For more stories see http://www.storycorps.org Watch the first half of Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant and keep your … Continue reading

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My Best Guess…and tiles and calligraphy

We’ve had more happening on this project! We had a visitor from the Islamic Society of Greater Salt Lake ( their website http://utahmuslims.com/ ). Here are some sample questions  that Mr. Muhammed addressed: What sports do you like to play? … Continue reading

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Erica the artist, designer, inventor, dancer…

At our family’s Annual Año Nuevo party I met a young artist named Erica. I knew she was an artist when I saw her. Here’s what she was wearing Erica is a clothing designer, loves to read and spend time … Continue reading

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