In this lesson, students observe and discuss realistic and abstract portraits, and compare and contrast the differences. Students will then create a whimsical, abstract self-portrait in the style of Cubist artist, Pablo Picasso.
In this lesson, students use maps to explore the US and/or their local region. Then they will draw their state, its neighbors and indicate notable landforms as if they were viewing them from the window of an airplane.
In this activity, students investigate textures of various objects. After making texture rubbings, students will choose an appropriate texture adjective to match each rubbing, using alliteration.
In this lesson, students practice letter formation by using text as an element of art, in addition to building phonics and spellings skills.
In this lesson, students learn about how countries all over the world celebrate important events with special rituals and traditions. Then they will use art supplies to represent an event that they are celebrating.
In this lesson, students learn about the different type of clouds. They will go on a short field trip to the out of doors to observe weather conditions and document what they see on dry erase boards.
In this activity, students explore how people contribute positively in their community. Students will draw one thing that they can do to help their community on a puzzle piece that will be fit with other pieces to create a large class puzzle.
In this lesson, students listen to a read aloud that presents the five questions (who, what, when, where, and why) and then answer the questions using information from the text. Students will then explore how these questions can be applied to other areas such as scientific inquiry, historical documentation, and literary writing. In an extension activity, students will practice writing complete sentences as answers to the 5 questions.