Curriculum: Language Arts

On the Move

To explore students' perceptions of movement and how it can be expressed in images.
Make a visual diary of how you move throughout the day.

Mural to Music 2

Ask your students to make a collaborative mural drawing to music, using their invented sign language, music, using their invented sign language, music logos, imagination, and their responses to the music.

Mural to Music 1

Ask your students to make a collaborative mural drawing to music, using their invented sign language, their imagination, and their responses to the music.

Hip Hop, Skip, and Jump

This program was designed to be a take-home activity for children in conjunction with the exhibition of Keith Haring's work at the Whitney Museum in New York City.

Tools for Discussing Haring’s Work

By maintaining a framework to lead a discussion, this outline will help make looking at, talking about, and responding to art less intimidating.

The Story of Red and Blue – Writing

The Story of Red and Blue - Writing

This lesson helps students explore the creative possibilities of using language to interpret art.

Everyday Objects as Art

Everyday Objects as Art

After examining "readymade" artwork by several influential 20th Century artists, these high school students created sculptures by painting on "everyday objects". Offering both an art history and an art-making component, this lesson allows students to analyze and synthesize the creative process for themselves.

Radiant Baby

This lesson, designed specifically for the New York City musical that chronicles Keith Haring's life, "Radiant Baby", takes students through pre and post musical writing & art assignments in an effort to help students realize their life goals and a path towards self-accomplishment.