Levels of Space

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Levels of Space



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ArtsEd Washington
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


Students will identify and draw landscape elements for the foreground, middle ground, and background.  They will use a stylus to make a scratchboard landscape drawing.  They will compose a story about a journey through their landscape.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.  

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 4
24 ) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. [W.4.3]

a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator, characters, or both; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. [W.4.3a]

b. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations. [W.4.3b]

c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events. [W.4.3c]

d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely. [W.4.3d]

e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. [W.4.3e]

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.4.24- Compose narrative texts by introducing characters or a narrator, organizing events in sequence, and providing an ending related to the event sequence.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
3) Generate ideas and employ a variety of strategies and techniques to create a work of art/design.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
4) When making works of art, utilize and care for materials, tools, and equipment in a manner that prevents danger to oneself and others.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 4
Visual Arts
5) Document, describe, and create real or imagined constructed environments.

Example: Design a futuristic art room, town, or planet.

Tags: background, foreground, landscape, middle ground, scratchboard, story, write
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