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Arts Education K-6 Lesson Plans

This searchable database of 100+ K-6 arts lessons (dance, drama/theatre, music, and visual art) has been developed by Dr. Cris Guenter and student teachers at California State University, Chico. New lessons are added each semester.

Other information at this site includes how the site is used in teacher education, a lesson plan template, how the database was constructed, how student teacher lesson plans are selected, a rubric for assessing the lesson plans, how to cite online sources, reflections, and suggestions for use.

This website has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web. It has also received recognition from the directors of ArtsEdge at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.


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wings io
wings io (Student)
9 weeks ago
Your post contains a lot of useful information for me. Thank you very much for that. abcya
Dr. Troy Tenhet
Dr. Troy Tenhet (Faculty)
10 years ago
What an excellent resource. I think that it is refreshing that people still take the time to build something like this in the face of standardized testing. Bravo!

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Surprisingly easy to navigate. Searchable too.