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Students investigate the life cycle of a star and make conclusions based on evidence, research, and observation. For this lesson on space and scientific investigation, students describe the relationships between science and technology and build knowledge regarding the tools and techniques of scientific investigation. Students then work in groups to prepare and present information on one specific phase in the life of a star.
Learners create a drawing from a written description to examine images of China in European art. In this art analysis lesson, students create a visual image from a written description of an object. Learners compare their image to the one depicted in The Astronomers tapestry. Students discuss how European artisans invented scenes of China.
Learners discuss and write about their interpretations of the art. They compare and contrast the numerous types of shoes and how they are used in a certain time and place. Students memorize the Shel Silverstein's poem, "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too." They write a story called "A Lost Shoe." Additional ideas are listed for cross curriculum.
Pupils participate in various activities to introduce themselves to Fresco painting. In groups, they are assigned a specific aspect of the technique and they use the Internet to research it. They visit art museums and gather information about the artists. They present their findings to the class to end the lesson plan.
First graders discover artists who used numerals in their artwork. Using chalk pastels, they experiment with what the medium can do to a new piece of art. They review warm and cool colors, the concept of overlapping and how to use stencils. They practice adding number sentences as well.