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6th Grade Lesson Plans

Utah State Arts Core for 6th Grade

DANCE/MOVEMENT

Title of Lesson Core Subject  Comments
Heat Transfer Science/Dance In a 60-minute class 6th grade students will explore heat transfer by creating movement sequences based on locomotor steps and speed.
Ecosystems - Wolves in Yellowstone

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Science/Dance Through dance, students will learn about the impact the wolves have had on Yellowstone National Park

DRAMA

Title of Lesson Core Subject Comments
Ratios in Everyday Life Math/Drama Students will be able to write and simplify ratios using the notation of ratio language. They will act out part to part and part to whole ratios.
The Eyam Plague Social Studies/Drama Through a process drama, the students will reconstruct the events of the black plague in the city of Eyam, England in the year 1665.

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VISUAL ARTS

Title of Lesson Core Subject Comments
Perfect-Portraits Language Arts/Visual Arts Students will write an autobiography and will create a ceramic self portrait based on the work of current artist Kimmy Cantrell. Grades 2-6.
Google Doodles All Core Subjects/Visual Art This works great as a summative assessment, as a writing tool, or just for a fun art project.
Percent Pictures  Math/Visual Arts  Students will learn how to find the percent, fraction, and decimal form of different numbers
that relate to a piece of art they create on a grid.
Color Wheel Portrait Mural Social Studies/Visual Arts Students will learn about the color wheel, how to draw a simple or detailed face (depending on the grade), and then will create a piece of a mural using one or two colors.