We at the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project hope you enjoy using the provided kit of lesson plans and supplies with your students! The kit you have received contains supplies and lessons to help integrate the arts into reading and writing in your classroom. Each kit features project based learning activities and will help your students develop reading, writing and creativity skills. The art supplies contained in the kit can be used far beyond the included lessons. These are some tips and resources to use your kit, and to use arts integration now and in the future.
Get the most out of your arts integration kit with lessons on how to use your supplies.
Learn about FREE digital professional development opportunities for you to enrich your teaching through the arts.
Learn more about the grants available for teachers, schools, and districts to integrate the arts into their curriculum.
Are you interested in more arts-rich ideas using the materials you now have? Find inspiration, teaching strategies and resources to use for your classroom.
The goal of Arts Grow SC is to provide equitable access to learning in and through the arts for South Carolina students. Learn about FREE digital professional development opportunities for you to enrich your teaching through the arts.
The One Stop Workshop is a free, conference app for SC teachers. A collaborative effort with Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE), this virtual platform offers a “one-stop” source for professional learning on arts in education, offering content for both educators interested in arts integration as well as discipline-specific arts specialists.
The SC Department of Education (SCDE) offers the Instruction Hub, a Learning Object Repository (LOR) platform to provide more resources for lesson planning, student learning, exemplary teaching strategies and professional opportunities across our state.
*Click on your district and log in with your email credentials to access the Instruction Hub.
KnowItAll features a wide assortment of over 9,000 media assets and lesson plans, created by South Carolina ETV with a variety of partners for Pre-K to 12. The content has been optimized for tablets and mobile devices for one-to-one learning.
Are you interested in more arts integration lessons, but don’t have the budget to pay for materials, equipment, supplies? Funding is available through Arts Grow SC for details about grants that are available for teachers, schools and districts.
Are you interested in more arts-rich ideas to use the materials you have? Check out some great resources that Crayola provides:
Crayola’s bank of lesson plans is a resources to help find arts projects that connect to the content in your subject area.
Crayola’s Creative Learning Platform can help you find inspiration, teaching strategies and resources to use for your classroom.
The ABC App is a collaborative networking tool that connects you with individuals, organizations, and events in the arts across the state of South Carolina and beyond. Through the ABC App, you have the opportunity to:
We want to hear from you the successes you have had in using the materials in this arts-integration kit! We invite you to ask questions, get help, share your success, and send photos of your work at the link below.
Emily Prado, District Program Specialist
Arts In Basic Curriculum Project
This arts Integration kit was provided by the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project and funded by Arts Grow SC. Arts Grow SC is funded by the South Carolina Arts Commission and the South Carolina Department of Education through American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds.