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Indonesian Arts Integration Unit

Students at Badger in grades 3-6 spent a few months learning about music, dancing, instruments, and puppetry from Bali, West Java, and Sumatra in Indonesia. Culture bearers, Dewa Adnyana and Indah Erdmann (Bali and West Java, respectively) and Professor Sonja Downing...

And. . . Action! Theater Games

Theater games to connect with multiple subject areas and scale for all grade levels. Get your students moving, discussing, creating, and thinking deeply! Supporting Documents:  Theater Games Contact: Sarah Phelps

Yes, you CAN Integrate Arts and CLR!

Learn about the Rings of Culture, Common Cultural Behaviors and how we can validate, affirm, build, and bridge our students for who they are, and where we want them to grow as learners. Arts Integration strategies for validating and affirming cultural behaviors will...

Native American Research and Map Making

Students research an American Indian tribe and show what they learned by making a map with information from their research. Supporting Documents: Native-American-Research-Map-Making Contact:  Brooke Lepper

Holocaust Butterfly Project

We did this project during our Holocaust Unit. After we built background knowledge about World War II and the Holocaust, we had the students research a Holocaust victim or survivor. The students then wrote an adaptive narrative about their victim/survivor. We had the...

Reform Movements

There were many issues in the United States moving into the 1800s. There were issues with housing and overcrowding in cities because of immigration and an industrial boom. Working conditions in factories needed to be upgraded for the safety of the workers. Schools and...