Lesson Plans: Week of March 28-April 1

Lesson Plans: Week of March 28-April 1      Trina Keeton      Grade Level: K-5

 

Monday and Tuesday: Clearfield

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

 

Kindergarten:

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a landscape using foreground, middleground, background and overlapping shapes.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Introduce the learning target.  Then open up Google Slide Creating Landscapes. Students will watch video explaining the foreground, middleground and background in landscapes.  The video will also compare landscapes to seascapes.  Horizon lines will also be explained in the video.  

After watching the video, model for students how to create a mountain landscape using construction paper, glue sticks and scissors.  They will use pre-cut green pieces for their land in the foreground.  They will use pre-cut triangles to create overlapping mountains in the middle ground.  Students use pre-cut triangles and rectangles to make large trees in the foreground.  They can draw small trees, clouds or birds in the background.  

Materials: Google Slides, smart tv, construction paper pieces, glue sticks, scissors, white paper or blue paper for background

 

First Grade:

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a landscape using foreground, middleground, background and overlapping shapes.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Introduce the learning target.  Then open up Google Slide, Creating Landscapes.  Students will watch the video explaining the foreground, middle ground and background.  The video also compares landscapes to seascapes.  The horizon line will also be explained.  After watching the video and discussing what they learned about landscapes, model how to draw a mountain landscape using pencils and crayons.  Students will draw large objects such as trees, plants or houses in the foreground. Students will draw medium sized objects such as mountains and trees in the middle ground.  They will draw small things in the background such as birds, small houses or trees that are far away.  They will be using the element of space. Students will also color all of the sky above the horizon line. 

Materials: Google Slides, drawing paper, pencils, crayons


 

2nd Grade:

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a landscape using foreground, middleground, background and overlapping shapes.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

 

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a landscape using foreground, middleground, background and overlapping shapes.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Introduce the learning target.  Then open up Google Slide, Creating Landscapes.  Students will watch the video explaining the foreground, middle ground and background.  The video also compares landscapes to seascapes.  The horizon line will also be explained.  After watching the video and discussing what they learned about landscapes, model how to draw a mountain landscape using pencils and crayons.  Students will draw large objects such as trees, plants or houses in the foreground. Students will draw medium sized objects such as mountains and trees in the middle ground.  They will draw small things in the background such as birds, small houses or trees that are far away.  They will be using the element of space. Students will also color all of the sky above the horizon line. Model how to overlap objects in their drawings. For example, houses overlapping trees, mountains overlapping etc.

Materials: Google Slides, drawing paper, pencils, crayons

 

3rd Grade:

 

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a landscape using foreground, middle ground and background using Google Draw.

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed: 

VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Introduce the learning target.  Then have students watch a Google Slides presentation about what makes a landscape.  The video will explain the foreground, middle ground and background of a landscape.  The video will also explain the horizon line.  Then have students watch the presentation about Google Drawing Basics.  This video shows how to create using the different features of Google Draw.  After watching this video, have students open up their chromebooks and get into their Google account.  They will create a landscape using Google drawing.  They will give it a name and share it with me.  This may take 2 class periods.  

Materials: Chromebooks, smart tv,

 

4th Grade: 

Goal/Learning Target: I am learning to draw a tropical landscape using foreground, middle ground and background.

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed:

VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4

 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Go over the learning target.  Then have students watch a Google Slides presentation about what makes a landscape.  The video will explain the foreground, middle ground and background of a landscape.  The video will also explain the horizon line.  Then model for students how to draw a tropical landscape using pencils and oil pastels. Students will color the whole sky above the horizon line.  

Materials: paper, oil pastels, pencils, tissues

 

5th Grade:

I am learning to draw a desert landscape using foreground, middle ground and background.  

 

Standards Being Taught/Assessed:

VA:Re7.2, VA:Re8.1, VA:Cr1.1,  VACr2.1, Cr3.1, Cr4.1, VA:Pr4


 

Instructional Activities Each Day:

Go over the landscape.  Have students brainstorm what they might see in a desert landscape.  Then have them watch the Google Slides presentation about what makes a landscape. The video will explain the foreground, middle ground and background of a landscape.  The video will also explain the horizon line.  Then model for students how to draw a desert landscape using oil pastels.  Students will color the whole sky above the horizon line. 

Materials: paper, pencils, oil pastels, tissues