LESSON PLANS

/ First Grade

Winter Cardinals

Summary: For this lesson, 1st grade students will be learning about realistic artwork through painting cardinals. They will also learn how to write about the process of creating their work using “First, Next, Then, and Last.”

Timeframe: 2 classes

Lesson Plan

Subject Integration: Writing

Objectives:

  • Students will be able to create a realistic cardinal painting.
  • Students will be able to write about their artwork using “First, Next, Then, and Last”

Alma Woodsey Thomas

Summary: For this lesson, 1st grade students will be learning about the abstract artwork of Alma Woodsey Thomas for Black History Month.

Timeframe: 2 classes

Lesson Plan

Subject Integration: Cultural

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Objectives:

  • Students will be able to create artwork inspired by Alma Woodsey Thomas.

The Leopard's Drum

Summary: Students will create art based on the book “The Leopard’s Drum” which is an Ashanti Tale from West Africa.

Timeframe: 1-2 classes

Lesson Plan

Subject Integration: Cultural & Literacy

Objectives:

  • Students will be able to create a mixed-media landscape based on the book “The Leopard’s Drum.”