Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Grade Level: Pre-Kindergarten - Kindergarten
Content area(s): ELA. Visual Arts and Music
Classroom Time: Two 45 minute periods
Purpose: Students will learn compare and contrast through a class experience, stories, art and music
ELA skill: Compare/contrast and categorizing Visual Arts skill: Warm/cool colors
Music skill: Recognize contrast in tempos/demonstrate awareness of contrast when singing with movement
Sentence strips, markers/crayons, internet access and/or books, paper, and optional instruments or
supplies to make instruments
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.