Resources by Subject → The Arts

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

CODE began as an informal organization to support Drama and Dance education. The website has a wealth of free K-8 resources as well as information on workshops and events.

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

The Art of Ed

The Art of Education (AOE) is an innovative higher learning institution committed to delivering amazing professional development to art educators everywhere. The Art of Education’s distance education courses, conferences, workshops, and other valuable resources provide unique and practical learning opportunities for every art teacher at every stage of their career. The website has free lesson plans for teaching art as well as paid content.

The Art of Ed

Share My Lesson

Find the right resources & lessons by education level.
When you get into a classroom where the teacher didn’t leave a lesson plan, then you may pull out one of the lesson plans from this website!

Share My Lesson

About kidCourse

Fun and interactive content.
This website has a lot of mini-lesson resources and interactive math activities.

About kidCourse

Popular Music Lesson Plans, K – 5

Incorporate music into your curriculum, with these printables. You’ll find plenty of activities to keep your students interested and engaged while they sing songs, play instruments, and learn about musical genres. There are lessons that compare current music to music from the past, lessons that connect science and music, lessons about rhythm and pitch, and lessons incorporating music traditions from a variety of cultures.

Popular Music Lesson Plans, K – 5

How to Draw a Sphere: TheVirtualInstructor.com

This video lesson will guide students in a hands-on exercise on shading techniques and use of techniques in students’ art.

How to Draw a Sphere: TheVirtualInstructor.com

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Here you’ll find curriculum documents spanning Kindergarten to Grade 8. The achievement charts provide guidelines for assessing students’ work.

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

CBC Digital Archives

A rich library of past CBC video footage and radio content that support a range to topics including the environment, civil unrest, biotechnology, racism, sports, and youth. The teacher’s section with learning materials to support the use of the CBC archives in the classroom. There is also a French language site.

CBC Digital Archives

Drama Notebook

This site includes drama activities, lesson plans and scripts, based on various grade curriculum expectations. Many scripts and resources are free. (Some resources are accessible only through a paid membership.)

Drama Notebook

Beat by Beat Press: Drama Games for kids

This site offers teachers access to various drama games to use in the classroom. (For a fee, you can also access musicals.) Great for drama class or just to integrate into the classroom.

Beat by Beat Press: Drama Games for kids