Students explore teh use of texture. After compiling a list of descriptive words for various textures, students use modeling clay and tools to create a tile to demonstrate one of the textures from their list.
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"Architexture": Exploring Architecture Through Clay Tiles
Students explore and analyze the architecture of San Antonio, Texas. They watch a video about tiles created by Harding Black, and discuss pictures of architecture found in San Antonio, Texas. Students then design a clay tile...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Patterns You Can Feel and Hear
A wonderful world awaits a student who can activate their senses to identify patterns in the world around them. Inspire your class to participate in a "pass the pattern" game where they shut their eyes and tap rhythmic patterns on a...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Architectural Relief Tiles
Students observe the design of buildings, either first-hand within their communities or with photographs. The design relief tiles representing buildings studied and use the vocabulary of design elements and construction materials used in...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts