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home > teaching & workshops > Workshops for Schools and Professional Development Workshops for Teachers > Program: Offering: Eric Carle Picture Writer


A. Program Title:

"Eric Carle Picture Writer"

English Language Arts and Visual Art Integrated Learning Activity

B. Program Description:

What is YOUR favorite Eric Carle story? Students study why and how author and illustrator Eric Carle composes his picture stories. They learn about warm and cool colors, how shapes make objects, and how to combine objects to tell a story. They learn about the art form of collage, and create a collage demonstrating a clear idea, a sense of audience, and purpose.

C. Program Length:

Professional Development Workshop for Teachers ~ 2 1/2 to 3 Hours

Student Workshop or Residency ~ Two to three classroom periods

D. Maximum Audience Size: 25

E. Available Dates: All year

F. Grade Level: Grades K-4 and Professional Development Workshops for Teachers

G. Curriculum Correlation:

Visual Arts
2. Creative Expression and Communication
3. Analyzing and Responding
4. Valuing the Arts/Aesthetic Reflection
5. Connections, Relationships and Applications

English Language Arts
3. Reading Process: Concepts of Print
6. Writing Process
10. Communications: Oral and Visual

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