Looking to Learn booklet

Curricular Connections

The Looking to Learn series assists teachers in making interdisciplinary links between the sculpture in the Art Park and Michigan’s Merit Curriculum and Common Core Standards, as they become available.

Within These Pages

  • Connections to classroom learning in Social Studies, Art, English Language and Science
  • Standards, Benchmarks, and Content Expectations by grade level (3-12)
  • Activities for processing/debriefing an Art Park field trip
  • Content to prepare for a trip to the Art Park
  • Additional standards for Special Education
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SCULPTURE AND CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS AT A GLANCE

Looking to Learn Volume 1: Exploring Stories and Legends

Third Grade

Sculpture: Logging Camp by Patricia Innis
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, Human Systems, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Stockade Labyrinth by David Barr
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Ontonagon by John Richardson
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1


Fourth Grade

Sculpture: Logging Camp by Patricia Innis
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Ontonagon by John Richardson
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1


Fifth Grade

Sculpture: Logging Camp by Patricia Innis
Curricular Connections: Social Studies, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Ontonagon by John Richardson
Curricular Connections: Social Studies, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Curricular Connections: Social Studies, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1


Eighth Grade

Sculpture: Fallen Comrade by David Greenwood
Curricular Connections: World War II, Michigan History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Curricular Connections: Social Studies, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1


High School

Sculpture: Fallen Comrade by David Greenwood
Curricular Connections: Michigan History, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Curricular Connections: History, English, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1


Students with Disabilities

Sculpture: Fallen Comrade by David Greenwood
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Sculpture: Bonnet by Los Teicher
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 1

Looking to Learn Volume II: Exploring the Natural World Through Time and Place

Kindergarten and First Grade

Sculpture: Frog by William Allen
Curricular Connections:  Science, ELA / Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Unravel by Sandra Osip
Curricular Connections:  Science, ELA / Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2


Second and Third Grade

Sculpture: Frog by William Allen
Curricular Connections:  Science, ELA / Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Unravel by Sandra Osip
Curricular Connections:  Science, ELA / Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Serpent Mound by Patricia Innis
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA / Literacy, Art, Social Studies
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Michigan by Brian Ferriby
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA/ Literacy, Art plus Third Grade Social Studies
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2


Fourth and Fifth Grade

Sculpture: Serpent Mound by Patricia Innis
Curricular Connections: Science, Literacy, Art, Social Studies
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Michigan by Brian Ferriby
Curricular Connections: Science, Literacy, Art, Social Studies
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2


Sixth through Eighth Grade

Sculpture: Michigan by Brian Ferriby
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA/Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Satisfaction from Nature by Byung Chan Cha
Curricular Connections:
Science, ELA/Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: Nurture/Nature by David Barr
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA/Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2


High School

Sculpture: Nurture/Nature by David Barr
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA/Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2

Sculpture: The Big Two Hearted by David Barr
Curricular Connections: Science, ELA/Literacy, Art
Activities found in Looking to Learn Vol. 2