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Your carpenters will enjoy learning scaled drawing techniques and applying their new knowledge to make some real-life scale drawings of gardens. Your carpenter scholars will be reviewing some basic skills in a warm-up section of problems and then move on to learning about scales and scale drawings.
8th - 12th Math 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drawing Portraits Using a Grid
A well-developed art lesson is always great to have around. This lesson on portrait drawing includes a full procedure, modifications, background information on artist Chuck Close, recommended websites, and a few thoughts from the lesson's developer.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 40 Views 120 Downloads
Help young learners practice drawing conclusions and using reasoning through this simple game idea. The teacher places a mystery object in a bag and learners must ask yes/no questions until they guess what it is correctly. As a model of the critical thinking skills this game is designed to exercise, the teacher should ask prompting questions to elicit this kind of thinking from learners.
K Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Draw it Yourself
Here are four familiar pictures and words for emerging readers: dog, mouse, cat, and hen. After examining the image and spelling, they draw something that rhymes with each in the space provided. Encourage pre-readers to sound out words and notice spelling or sound patterns in objects they choose to draw.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Draw it Yourself
What rhymes with fox? Get learners engaged with rhyming words through this drawing instructional activity featuring four single-syllable words for beginning readers. For each, they draw something that rhymes with the word. Challenge learners who need it by asking them to also write the word.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on the black top.
5th - 8th Math 18 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding a Story
Reading comprehension is the name of the game! After listening to the teacher model and share personal prior knowledge about small children and what they do with food, the class discusses how they too can use prior knowledge to understand text.
K - 1st Language Arts 19 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pen and Ink Drawing
Learners hone their drawing techniques to create a nature-inspired piece of art. They practice hatching, cross hatching, stippling, and shading. They discuss how each method is better suited for creating specific elements in nature such as grass, water, and leaves.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 40 Downloads
Clowning Around: Drawing
Kids create a clown out of shapes. They work to show emotions while practicing their drawing skills. Pupils use circles, triangles, squares, oil pastels, and their imagination to draw, color, and decorate a sad or happy clown. Tip: Have each child write two simple sentences describing the shapes used in creating the clown.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson, children learn to use both the words and illustrations to draw inferences and understand the problems and solutions presented in a book.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 204 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gesture Drawing: Art, Drawing, Fine Arts
Gesture drawing is many things: a way to see, a technique of drawing, an exercise, a defined scribble, and a finished style. In the activities that follow, gesture drawing will be demonstrated in many of its facets.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
How to Draw Caricatures
Caricature drawing is fun, and can help learners explore the principle of design and content specific vocabulary. They view a video and books that use character drawings, discuss vocabulary such as exaggeration, proportion, and symmetry, then draw a caricature of a person or animal.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 19 Downloads
My Insect Report
Is your class writing a report on insects? If they are, you have to check out this great set of worksheets. It provides a well-scaffolded system they can use to organize their research findings in order to compose a well-structured report. They'll have to draw and write about the insect's habitat, life cycle, anatomy, and include five interesting facts.
1st - 3rd Science 50 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Task: Miniature Golf
"Fore!" All right, no one really yells this out in miniature golf, but this well-defined activity will have your charges using lots of numbers in their unique design of a miniature golf hole. Included in the activity criteria is the geometric difficulty of scoring a hole-in-one, creative use of material, and best use of space.
6th - 10th Math 166 Views 136 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The villain is sometimes the best character in a book. They are usually troubled, dynamic, and will do anything to stop the main character. Have your class better understand villainous antagonists by creating one in class. They work together to answer questions and draw and image of what a villain can be, then work independently to create one of their own.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My Online Community
The Internet isn't a place, but it is made up of real people. As your learners will find out, it is a way to connect people and ideas to build a larger and more global community. They'll draw, discuss, and explore vocabulary as they learn about what the Internet is and how they can use it to connect with the community.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 22 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Getting Into "Shape"
Here is an outstanding lesson which has learners identify plane shapes that make up geometric solids. They read a poem, try and identify shapes by reaching into a bag and feeling and describing a shape, draw plane shapes on the Imagination at Work website, take pictures of shapes found on a shape walk, and create shape snack trains.
K - 2nd Math 50 Views 433 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Architecture: CAD Design
Learners apply computer-assisted design programs to develop sketches and technical drawings for a three-bedroom house. Working together, they develop strategies for presenting their designs, investigate building codes, and hone skills using design software during this 16-20 week program.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 34 Downloads