Observational Drawing Skills Teacher Resources
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Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson plan. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Blending Observation and Imagination
Upper graders analyze the work, Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase by Maria van Oosterwyck. They consider the value of her paintings and how they are still relevent and sought after, 350 years after they were created. The blending of...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Interpret Data on a Line Plot Making Observations
So you know how to use data to create a line plot, but do you know how to interpret that data? Making observations and drawing mathematical conclusions are the focus of an excellent video tutorial. A data set organized on a line plot...
4 mins 4th - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Put Your Best Facade Forward-Lesson 1
Young scholars are introduced to the applied arts and focus on the applied art of architecture. They examine how architecture communicates messages about the people in a community who use a building. Students study the facade of their...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Exploring Animal Camouflage
Uncover the hidden mysteries of the animal kingdom with an elementary science lesson plan on camouflage. After spending time outside investigating animals in their natural habitats, the class creates a terrarium in order to observe the...
Pre-K - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Galileo: Revealing the Universe
To gain an understanding of the significance of Galileo Galilei's revolutionary ideas, class members watch the short video "Stargazing Before Galileo," and conduct a close reading of Galileo's Sidereal Messsenger. They then compare...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
It's the Little Things That Count
Encourage your young leaders to acknowledge small victories and the unique abilities and strengths of others. Class members are assigned to observe a classmate and note their talents and interests, concluding in an "awards ceremony"...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable