Music Visual Art Theatre Social Studies Language Arts
Teachers make creative connections between arts and non-arts subjects.
Watching the Video
Before You Watch Respond to the following questions.
What themes speak to middle school students? Why?
How does a theme provide opportunities for connections with other teachers?
Why does studying a single subject from multiple angles help students grasp it better - for example, learning about the Civil War through the visual art and music of the time?
Watch the Program
As you watch, note the topic that teachers use to help students make connections across their different classes. How does the instruction connect social studies and band, chorus and language arts, and language arts and theatre?