Designed by Cynthia Williamson, (eternal teacher and mother, a fount of wisdom and knowledge, and the best 4th grade teacher Crossroads Academy ever had), Moonsong Studios brings you an eclectic mix of lesson plans and teaching tools for grades 4-6.  These resources are available through the Teachers Pay Teachers website, and all proceeds garnered will be used to further the Williamson Family’s artistic development.

Here’s what’s available so far:

Paper Doll Character Study:  Free

‘Paper Doll Character Study’ is a descriptive essay writing assignment based on real or fictional people. This packet includes two types of graphic organizers for collecting information on a character from a book or from a real person. Using descriptive information gathered in the organizers, students will write essays based on their chosen people. Then, using the template provided, they will create paper dolls based on those people to supplement their essays.

Monarch Butterfly Journal:  $8.00

Wonder! There is nothing more awe inspiring in nature than the Monarch Butterfly. From its complete metamorphosis, to its migration in the fall, the Monarch has captivated the imagination of generations of naturalists. This journal, designed by Cynthia Williamson and brought to you by Moonsong Studios, is a tool for teachers and parents alike to use in guiding young naturalists in the discovery of the wonder of this insect’s life-cycle. This journal includes information on the characteristics of the Monarch Butterfly, and its life-cycle, pages for recording daily observations, graphing activities, sources for butterfly larvae, and a list of other digital, (and non-digital), resources you can use to enhance your unit.