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home > teaching & workshops > Workshops for Schools and Professional Development Workshops for Teachers > Program: Offering: Let's Fly a Kite!


A. Program Title:

"Let's Fly a Kite!"

English Language Arts and Visual Art Integrated Learning Activity

B. Program Description:

For thousands of years, kites have been used as toys, vehicles for transportation, communication, surveying and science, as well as objects for ceremonies and fun! Students learn the history of the kite and its construction, and create their own kite. Sessions provide teachers opportunities to make connections to the Language Arts, Science, Math and Visual Art curriculum.

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 5-12 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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