Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Grade Level: Grade 4 â€“ 5
Content area(s): ELA and Visual Arts
Classroom Time: Two 60 minute class periods
Purpose: Vocabulary extension, writing skills, creative writing and understanding there are various purposes and different responses to artwork
ELA skill: Creative writing, vocabulary and writing stories for a particular audience
Visual Arts Skill: Using different media to create a story and understand there are different purposes and responses to artwork
Paper, pencil/pen, square sheets of paper, internet access, and markers/crayons/colored pencils
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.