Lesson Plans: March 2- March 5

Lesson Plans: Week of March 3-March 5/  Trina Keeton    Grade Level: K-5

 

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: Rodburn

 

Kindergarten: Learning Target: I am learning how to draw fish and add imaginative designs.  

 

Standards being taught/ assessed: VA:Cr1.1.K, VA:Cr1.2.K, VA:Cr2.1.K

 

Instructional Activities Each Day: 

Introduce the learning target.  Then read the story, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.  Talk about rhyming words. Talk about how this is Read Across America Week.   Explain to students that they are going to use their imagination to create a fish that does not look real.  They will brainstorm and come up with different strange drawings they can add to their fish.  Then they will be given a fish template to use.  They will each create their own fish design.  As students finish, have them share with the class.  

Materials: book, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, fish template, crayons, pencils

 

First Grade

Learning Target: I am learning to draw Thing 1 or Thing 2 using line and shape.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: VA:Cr1.1.1, VA:Cr1.2.1

 

Instructional Activities Each Day: 

Introduce the learning target.  Then read the story, The Cat in the Hat.  Discuss how Thing 1 and Thing 2 looked.  Talk about words that rhyme in the story.  Then talk about how this is Read Across America Week.  Have students talk about special things going on in the school.  Model for students how to draw Thing 1 and Thing 2.  They decide which one they want to draw. Then they will draw using pencils and color using crayons. Students can share when they are finished.

Materials: book, The Cat in the Hat, white drawing paper, pencils, crayons

 

Second Grade: 

Learning Target: I am learning to draw Horton from the story, Horton Hears a Who using line shape and texture.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed:  VA:VA:Cr1.1.2, VA:Cr1.2.2, VA:Cr3.1.2

 

Instructional Activities Each Day: 

Introduce the learning target.  Then read the story, Horton Hears a Who.  Discuss what happened in the beginning, middle and end of the story. Then model for students how to draw Horton using line, shape and texture.  Students will draw Horton using pencils. They will color using crayons. 

Materials: book, Horton Hears a Who, white drawing paper, pencils, crayons

 

Third Grade: 

Learning Target: I am learning how to draw the Lorax using line, shape, and texture.  

 

Standards Being Taught/ Assessed: VA:Cr1.1.3, VA:Cr1.2.3, VA:Cr2.1.3, 

 

Instructional Activities Each Day: 

Introduce the learning target.  Discuss what they have been doing to celebrate Read Across America Week.  Then read the story, The Lorax.  Talk about what happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story. Then model how to draw the Lorax using line, shape and texture.  Students will use colored pencils to color the Lorax. 

Materials: Book, The Lorax, white drawing paper, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners

 

Fourth Grade

Learning Target: I am learning how to draw The Cat in the Hat using, line, shape, texture and pattern.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed:

VA:Cr1.1.4, VA:Cr1.2.4, VACn10.1.4, VA:cn11.1.4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Go over the learning target. Talk about how they have been celebrating Read Across America Week this week.  Then read the story, The Cat in the Hat.  Model for students how to draw the Cat in the Hat.  They will draw with pencil and color with colored pencils.

Materials: book, The Cat in the Hat, pencils, colored pencils, paper

 

Fifth Grade:

Learning Target: I am learning to make a pinch pot using air dry clay.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: 

VA:Cr1.1.5, VACr1.2.5, VA:Cr2.1.5, VA:Cr2.2.5, VA:Cr3.1.5, VA:Re7.2.5

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Go over the learning target.  Talk about how different cultures around the world have created pinch pots for years. Have students discuss why people might have made pots in the past.  Show video about Native American Pottery using Google Slides. Then model how to roll the clay into a ball. Then model how to start pinching the pot to create a bowl or pot shape.  They will keep pinching until the pot is the desired size. They will use small amounts of water to smooth out the edges.  They can use toothpicks to draw lines or patterns on their pots. 

Materials: air dry clay for each student, small cups of water, tooth picks, plastic pottery tools