Pamela Holderman: brushes app ipad Have students put themselves in a scene from a book they are reading and write up how they chose the scene, what they included in their image, and the text evidence they used to create it.
peer book recommendations - fun idea for beginning of the year, too - maybe a book you read over the summer. Also, could do this with peer music recommendations. I could restrict to certain genres or artistic periods.
needle = aguja :) Paper plate weaving to take home. Awesome use of the heavier type paper plates. They are strong enough to become a working frame for a Thanksgiving art piece to take home after completing the weaving activity.
Place Value Paint Samples. could make this larger to add places. Going to have to get the paint chips with more colors to make bigger numbers. Would be great help for my students who still struggle with place value.