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Scaled Rubber Band Drawings
Students demonstrate the process of creating a scaled rubber band enlargement of a simple drawing. They observe and discuss a teacher-led demonstration, and create a scaled rubber band enlargement of simple drawings and their invention blueprints from a previous lesson.
3rd - 5th Math
Designing the Ultimate Play Space (Scale Drawings)
Design projects are wonderful vehicles for math, engineering, and problem solving skills. Learners put their understanding of area, ratio, and scale to the test as they design a school play area. They scale their drawing up and down using the scale.
7th - 10th Math
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Under Pressure: Contour Drawing Prep
Know how to use your tools before you can become a great creator! Here, learners experience their drawing tools using various degrees of pressure as they draw contour lines. This is a preparatory skills practice intended for use prior to teaching learners how to create contour line drawings.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Scale Drawing: Perimeter and Area of a Room
Using a scale drawing with some dimensions missing, aspiring do-it-yourself homeowners calculate the remaining sides of a compound-shaped room. They apply the principles of ratio and proportion to determine how much crown molding will be needed to go around the ceiling (perimeter) and how many square tiles will be needed to cover the floor (area).
6th - Higher Ed Math
What Shape Am I?
Sharpen your pencil and grab a ruler, it's time to draw some quadrilaterals! Given the definition of a parallelogram, rectangle, and rhombus, learners draw examples and nonexamples of each figure. The three definitions are then used to draw and identify a fourth mystery shape.
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a two-sided worksheet asking them to draw 3-D shapes, identify their parts, and create cubes from a series of nets.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Zoo Integrated Unit
Explore the North Carolina Zoological Park with your class. In this cross-curriculum activity, learners use information from the zoo to create scaled maps, use compasses, and research animals found at the zoo. They take a field trip to the zoo and write a compare and contrast essay about a habitat at the zoo and the animal's actual habitat using point of view.
6th - 8th Math
Challenge: H for Hopper
An "H" is just three rectangles when you are trying to draw them on a computer screen. After watching the previous Intro to Drawing video this online programing activity guides young coders to draw the letter "H" on the screen. Help and encouragement is given, if needed.
6 mins 5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
Challenge: CRAZY Face
A simple face can draw on the computer canvas using four lines of code each containing slightly different parameters to the ellipse function. Learners are guided through making changes to certain features such as making the mouth or eyes bigger and moving the face on the screen.
5 mins 5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
Challenge: Simple Shapes!
5 mins 5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
Marketing Careers: Working with Scale Drawings
Make a scale drawing of a toy car, then reflect on how math can be use in marketing careers. In groups, learners work with scale drawings to calculate the dimensions of a toy car while they discuss the connection between math and marketing.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
2-Dimensional Shapes: Naming Shapes
Get to know eight shapes by name: square, rectangle, triangle, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon. Young geometers write the correct name below each of these shapes, using a word bank for guidance. Then, they draw two of the shapes (hexagon and pentagon) themselves.
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
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 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 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable