Anita Walsh

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BPCS SECOND GRADERS LOVE ORIGAMI

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Choose from video links below!

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Zentangling Resources

How to Draw Zentangle for Beginners (link)

STEPS : Focus | Dots | Frame | String| Tangle (w/ Pen) | Shade (w/ Pencil and Blender)

15 Zentangle Patterns (How To)

15 More Zentangle Patterns (How To)

Learn Ten 3-D Patterns in Nine Minutes

How to Draw Celtic Knot (Challenging!)

Amazing Time Lapse Zentangle

Nice Time Lapse Zentange (Four 3-D Patterns)

Music for Zentangling 

Shading Practice for Zentangling

Shading Basics

How to Make a Blender (Tortillon)

Pattern Ideas

Researching Locations of República Dominicana

1. Fortaleza San Felipe

2. Los Tres Ojos

3. Pico Duarte

or Hiking Pico Duarte

  

4. Bávaro

5. Baseball Game

6. Hump Back Whales (ballena jorobada)

7. Dolphins

8. Manati Park

or more animals at Manati Park

9. Jarabacoa

10. Altos de Chavon

11. Jaragua National Park

12. Customs and Cuisine of the Dominican Republic

Festivals of República Dominicana

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GRADE FOUR ANIMATION SKETCHES

4A ANIMATION SKETCHES

4B ANIMATION SKETCHES

4C ANIMATION SCKETCHES

A Bird and A Girl with Big Eyes (Test One)

 

GRADE FOUR STOP MOTION FILM FEST

Last Leaf  OK GO 2 min 40 sec (2010)

Sorry I’m Late  3 min 10 sec (2007)

Sesame Street Primary Colors  OK GO 1min 30 sec (2012?)

In Your Arms – (Official Music Video) Kina Grannis 3 min 24 sec (2011)

Isle of Dogs Trailer Wes Anderson 2 min 35 sec (2018)

Clay Animation  4 min 35 sec (2013) Javier Tostado and María Lara (artists)

“This Is Where We Live”  Made by many talented animators for 4th Estate 2 min 47 sec (2008)

T-Shirt War!!  Rhett & Link 3 min 47 sec. (2009)

 

KNITTING RESOURCES

Making a Ball of Yarn

  

Long Tail CAST ON — How To!

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS (on straight needles)

Annabel’s Rhyme for Remembering Knitting Steps

Knitting for LEFTIES (This video shows, cast on, knit stitch and bind off! : )

Knitting STRIPES (or changing your yarn color while you are knitting)

BINDING OFF (or knitting your project off needles)

 

KNITTING ON LOOMS

Knitting on a Circular Loom

Knitting on a Straight Loom

Basic Bind Off for Single Knitting on Loom

Binding Off for Double Knitting on Straight Loom

Binding Off for Circular Loom (finishing hat)

 

 

BPCS SECOND GRADERS LOVE ORIGAMI

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Choose from video links below!

Balloon

Balloon 2

Crab

Dolphin

Turtle

Easy Flower

Very Easy Flower

Skull

Spider

And more!

 

MAKING ART WITH CIRCUITS (Grade 4)

60 Seconds DIY Paper Circuit Tutorial

Paper Circuit Card : How To

Paper Circuits (Exploratorium)

Light-Up Valentine

Light Up Circuit Valentines

Easy DIY Robot Valentines

Tinkering with Paper Circuits

Paper battery holder tutorial

Light-Up Valentine Cards (Advanced Ideas)

How to Draw Simple Electric Circuits Lesson

 

KNITTING

Making a Ball of Yarn

Finger Knitting Intro

Connecting Finger Knitting Strands

Finger Knitting Advanced (Hat)

Finger Knitting Advanced (Blanket)

Finger Knitting Ideas

 

FOLDING YOUR ZINE

 

 

DRAWING BLOCK LETTERS

 

MAKING BLOCK LETTERS LOOK 3-D

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M

S

 

R E S E A R C H I N G : THE OLMECS (Ancient Mexico)

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The Olmec of Mesoamerica Video

Colossal Heads (made of basalt)

Jade Masks

Jaguars 

Olmec Temples

Olmec Reliefs (flat sculptures)

Jade Sculptures

Facts about the Ancient Olmecs

 

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KYOTO Feedback Form

Click Here for 1st Grade Survey!

 

Click Here for 2nd Grade Survey!

 

Click Here for 3rd Grade Survey!

 

 

Third Graders Explore Japanese Stab Binding

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DIY Japanese Bookbinding Tutorial

(How to sew the binding begins two minutes in! Save Time!)

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First Graders Study Japanese Prints

Katsushika Hokusai

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Utagawa Hiroshige

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Homes in Japan

Arts and Culture of Kyoto, Japan

 

Second Graders Learn to Sew!

Threading a Needle, Tying a Knot

Running Stitch, Tying Off Your Work

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BPCS Second Graders Investigate the Underground Railroad!

Brain Pop: Underground Railroad Review

Use this link above to review what we learned in today’s video!

Also check out Underground Railroad Code Words & Underground Railroad Conductors

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Freedom Quilt Blocks

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See more quilt codes here!

 

BPCS First Second Graders!

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Calendar Rhyme by Mother Goose
Thirty days has September, April, June, and November.
All the rest have thirty-one,
Except for February alone,
Which has but twenty-eight days clear,
And twenty-nine in each leap year.

Moon Phase Link 2017

Moon Phase Link 2016

New York Harvest Cycle

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Zodiac Link (optional)

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BPCS SECOND GRADERS
Read So We Can Go to Constantinople!

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Suits of Armor

Armor Helmets

City of Constantinople

Google Arts and Culture (Armor)

 

BPCS SECOND GRADERS
Research Great Leaders from Around the World and Throughout Time!

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Visit Duckster.com

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Draw your Great Leader!

In your sketchbooks, note the following information.
When and where did your great leader live?
What did he or she do to help the world?
What do you admire about your great leader?

 

BPCS SECOND GRADERS LOVE ORIGAMI

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Choose from video links below!

Balloon

Crab

Dolphin

Turtle

Easy Flower

Very Easy Flower

Skull

Spider

And more!

 

TRAVELING AROUND THE WORLD — FUELED BY MATH

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BOARDING PASS nigeria number story | 3 UP w math prob 3

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INDIA number story grade 2

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BOARDING PASS Australia back

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