Lesson Plan

Start with a Circle...

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The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out the formula represented by their creations.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Laminate and post the sheets
Classroom Considerations
  • The first in a series of 32 art resources designed for the special education classroom
  • The resources are appropriate for all classrooms
  • The packet includes directions for various age and ability groups, a materials list, the Golden Ratio equation, and models
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