Art

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Art Lesson for Week of May 25, 2020

Students will need the following supplies: 1 piece of watercolor paper, watercolor paint set, black crayon or black permanent marker, cup of water and napkin.

Skill Being Reinforced: Fine Motor, Following Directions

Grade Level(s): 
All

Relationship to student assessment data or needs: 
Students will participate by following step by step instructions to complete art project.

Objective: 
Students will complete “Summer is Here Watercolor”

Length of Lesson: 2
5 Minutes

Materials Used in Instruction:
 1 Piece Watercolor Paper, Watercolor Paint Sets, Black Sharpie or Black Crayon,Cup of Water, Paper towel

Anticipatory Set (what will you do to “hook” the student): 
“Did you know that this past weekend was the start of summer?!”

Modeling: The teacher will provide an example(already completed) to give students an idea of how it should look.

Guided Practice: 
Using Zoom and large white paper, Teacher will instruct students on a draw along using Black Sharpie or Black crayon. Teacher will show students step by step how to draw their beach scene.  After each step, teacher will give students time to color in each object completely black. Before students paint their project, teacher will show them how to paint using a gradient of color

Independent Practice: 
Students will use watercolor paints to add color to their drawings.

Closure: Students will hold up their drawings on Zoom for teacher and classmates to see.

Assessment (must match objective):
Teacher will review each student’s project  to make sure all steps were followed to create “Summer is Here Watercolor.”

Art Lesson for Week of May 18, 2020

Students will need the following supplies: 1 piece of watercolor paper or plain white paper, pencil, markers/crayons/colored pencils (or whatever they have).

Skill Being Reinforced: Fine Motor, Following Directions

Grade Level(s): 
All

Relationship to student assessment data or needs: 
Students will participate by following step by step instructions to complete art project.

Objective: 
Students will complete “Surprise Big Mouth Fish”

Length of Lesson: 2
5 Minutes

Materials Used in Instruction:
 1 Piece Watercolor Paper or Regular white paper, markers/crayons, pencil(students may use watercolor paints)

Anticipatory Set (what will you do to “hook” the student): 
“It’s Fishing Season!”

Modeling: The teacher will provide an example(already completed) to give students an idea of how it should look.

Guided Practice: 
Using Zoom…Teacher will first instruct students on how to fold their white paper 3 times.  Once folded, teacher will instruct students using a draw a long how to draw first part of fish.  Once basic fish is drawn, teacher will instruct students to unfold paper. Once unfolded, teacher will instruct students how to draw the big mouth and background of the fish.

Independent Practice: 
Students will use watercolor paints, markers or crayons to color in their drawing. 

Closure: Students will hold up their drawings on Zoom for teacher and classmates to see.

Assessment (must match objective):
Teacher will review each student’s project  to make sure all steps were followed to create “Surprise Big Mouth Fish.”


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