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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) 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: Wiggly, Squiggly Lines
Description:

The teacher will read Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman or use the digital tool to show the book being read aloud. As the book is being read aloud, students will use ribbon to create the different types of lines shown in the illustrations of the book. After reading the book, students will use art materials to create at least three different styles of lines.

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




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