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Shields second-graders bug out on cross-curricular projects

Oct 24, 2013
Source: Submitted Second-grader Anderson Smith concentrates on his painting of an insect.

Is it science? Writing? Art? The answer is all of the above!

Carole Short’s second-grade class at Shields Elementary School spent one week on a cross-curricular project that showed their understanding of insects.

Each student wrote a poem using descriptive words and phrases that show knowledge of some six-legged friends. Next, the black glue/watercolor creations of anatomically correct insects were undertaken.

Each student’s poem was attached to his or her unique watercolor insect. Their works are now showing in Shields School hallways.

 

Kayla Sponaugle takes a second for a quick smile before getting back to her painting. (Source: Submitted)
Second-graders in Carole Short's class display their finished paintings and poems. (Source: Submitted)
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