Each thematic package is directly correlated to Open Court Reading, making it easy for Open Court Reading teachers to expand their lessons using the fine art and cross-curricular suggestions provided.
Wide selection of themes and cross-curricular activities The wide selection of themes makes the program flexible enough to work in any classroom, with any subject.
Writing Prompts Writing prompts can be used to provide extra writing practice or “inspiration” during regular writing and language arts instruction.
Concise, easy-to-use format A wealth of information on the artists, artworks, media, and activities are presented in a concise, easy-to-use format, so the teacher can incorporate them into a lesson with no fuss.
Each package lists thematically related books from the OCR Classroom Library, making it easy for teachers to incorporate literature into their lesson plans.
Online Art Activities Teachers can link to SRAonline for art production and activities lessons for each theme.