"Teach art history daily. Middle school students have art for 50 minutes every day for nine weeks. The first five to ten minutes of each class period is spent on art history. I put a piece of art on the whiteboard and I facilitate a class discussion on the piece of art. Students discuss what they observe, like, dislike, and what elements and principles they see in the art. Students can get very wrapped up in art history and you will find they create connections..."
The elephant-tear moth (Mabra elephantophila) is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. As their name suggests, these moths get all of their sustenance from the tears of elephants or other large African mammals. If the animal isn’t producing enough tears, the moths will scratch at its eyes to irritate them.