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Both Art and Craft: Teaching Ideas That Spark Learning
by Diana Mitchell and Leila Christenbury
|Grades||7 – 12|
This lively, readable text offers countless practical ideas for student activities in the areas of literature, reading, writing, and thematic units.
Mitchell, Diana, and Leila Christenbury. 2000. Both Art and Craft: Teaching Ideas that Spark Learning. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
In this lesson students evaluate published children’s picture storybooks. Students then plan, write, illustrate, and publish their own children’s picture books.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After exploring business and friendly letter formats, students write letters for various audiences and real-world purposes.