Kings, Queens, & Warriors (1st - 2nd Grades)

Kings, Queens, & Warriors (1st - 2nd Grades)

Embark on a royal journey to explore the captivating world of African King Menelik II and the legendary Queen of Sheba! In this immersive class designed for 1st and 2nd-grade students, Lift Up Publishing introduces young learners to the remarkable stories and accomplishments of these historic figures.

Through engaging language-focused activities, crafts, and thought-provoking discussions, students delve into the lives and legacies of these influential rulers. Our interactive approach fosters a love for language development while inspiring curiosity and a passion for history.

As young minds delve into the stories of these iconic figures, they develop a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of African history and heritage. By exploring the accomplishments of Menelik II and the Queen of Sheba, students gain valuable insights into leadership, cultural identity, and the importance of embracing history.

In this nurturing and inclusive class, our educators create a supportive environment where students can express themselves, share their perspectives, and celebrate their unique identities. By learning from the experiences of these influential rulers, students are empowered to recognize their potential to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Learning goals:

  • Students will learn the various elements of analyzing art.
  • Students will create a painting design using Alma Thomas's style and technique.
  • It is a goal for students to use painting as a form of expression that allows them to grow in creativity.
  • Students will learn how to analyze paintings using visual and performing arts strategies.
  • Students will have fun!
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