Adjective Monster

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Title:

Adjective Monster

URL:

https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/resources-for-educators/classroom-resources/lessons-and-activities/lessons/k-2/adjective-monster/

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The Kennedy Center
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Students will identify adjectives in the book Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley.  They will choose an adjective and a shape to create an adjective monster using construction paper and chalk/crayon.  They will create features using paper sculpture techniques.  

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: K
1 ) With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text. [RL.K.1]

a. Make predictions to determine main idea and anticipate an ending. (Alabama)


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.K.1- With prompting and support, identify details about a story.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
1 ) Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. [RL.1.1]

a. Make predictions from text clues. (Alabama)


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.1- Ask and/or answer who, what, when, where, and how questions about a story.
ELA.AAS.1.1a- Make predictions about what will happen next in a story.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 2
1 ) Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. [RL.2.1]

a. Infer the main idea and supporting details in narrative texts. (Alabama)


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.2.1- Ask and answer who, what, and where questions about a story. ELA.AAS.2.1a- Identify the main idea of a story.


Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: K
Visual Arts
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 Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Visual Arts
2) Explore and experiment with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Family portrait or gadget printing.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Pinch pots or found-object sculptures.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 2
Visual Arts
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

Tags: adjectives, chalk, construction paper, crayon, Ed Emberley, Go Away Big Green Monster, monster
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https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1lnxJgNvwLdBIdv4ZMuXKhl0t0LWUTMYZLJIP_zjl7HQ/copy

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