Students make a design with pattern blocks and then pass them on to the rest of the class. They have to make them symmetrical and complete the design.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos
Young mathematicians investigate the use of symmetry in graphic design. After first learning about reflection, translational, and rotational symmetry, children use this new knowledge to identify symmetry in letters of the alphabet and...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5,...
K - 12th 21st Century Skills
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. For this poetry lesson, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry
Define and identify the 3 basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson Plan: Patience & Skill: The Craft of Carving
Highly ornate or complex art can only be mastered with patience and skill. Learners explore the skills required to carve complex geometric designs seen on the image of a palace facade. They examine the image, discuss carving techniques,...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts