by Dav Pilkey


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Story inspired by the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas and artwork inspired by Van Gogh's Starry Night and Grant Wood's American Gothic

Activity
Starry Night - Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/artists/vangogh/coloring/starrynight.shtml

Books
E ISO The First Starry Night by Joan Shaddox Isom
759.942 CON Vincent van Gogh by Sean Connolly
811 MOO Twas the Night before Christmas by Clement Moore

Video
'Twas the night before Thanksgiving - YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f97nHzvSB4k#t=197

Websites
Dav Pilkey - Author
http://www.pilkey.com

Grant Wood - American Gothic
http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/exhibitions/Modern/American-Gothic

Starry Night - MoMa
http://www.moma.org/collection/object.php?object_id=79802
Painting of Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh

"Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving - First Grade WoW
http://firstgradewow.blogspot.com/2012/11/twas-night-before-thanksgiving.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+FirstGradeWow+(First+Grade+Wow) Includes 16 page mini unit printable

'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Lesson Plan | Scholastic.com
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/twas-night-thanksgiving-lesson-plan

'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving Lesson Plan - Unique Teaching Resources
http://www.uniqueteachingresources.com/Twas-The-Night-Before-Thanksgiving-Lesson-Plans.html


See Vincent Van Gogh, Thanksgiving