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Second-grade students use visual and performing arts to enhance understanding of a variety of life cycles: butterfly, frog, and plant. Techniques used include prop making, performance, singing, poetry, and songwriting. Students enhance their tangible artwork by adding creative movement in time for final performances.


CCSS English Language Arts
RI 2.1, RI 2.2, RI 2.3, RI 2.4, RI 2.5, RI 2.6, RI 2.7, RI 2.8, W 2.2, W 2.5, W 2.7, W 2.8, SL 2.1, SL 2.2, SL 2.3, SL 2.4

NGSS Science

CA Arts Standards
2.VA:Cr1.1, 2.VA:Cr2.1, 2.VA:Cr3, 2.VA:Pr4, 2.VA:Pr5, 2.VA:Pr6, 2.VA:Cn10

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