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ALEX Lesson Plans  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 1 :
1) Engage in self-directed exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

a. Use motor skills to create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Finger painting, watercolors, paper collage, and rubbings.

b. Use motor skills to create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Rolling, folding, cutting, molding, pinching and pulling clay.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 3 :
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 6 :
6) Share and talk about the art they are creating.

a. Use art vocabulary: line, shape, color, and pattern.

Example: Use the book Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Little Quack
Description:

After reading the book, Little Quack, students will explore and recreate a picture from the story using several different textures.

This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.




ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 3 :
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Expressing Feelings Using Colors
Description:

The teacher will read My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss or use an online video to show the book being read aloud. The students will color printouts of each animal in the story and use color to show their mood on a person-shaped printout. Students will cut and glue the printouts to craft sticks to create stick puppets, then use the stick puppets to retell the story to a partner.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




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