Title of the lesson: Fantasy Fruits.
level: 3-4 grades.
Duration: 2 sessions (about 45 minutes per session).
Media type: Drawing.
Media: colored pencils.
Subject matter: Imagination.
Content standards: (AERO Visual Art Standards- American Project
- Use the creative processes and the language of art to communicate through a variety of media and techniques.
1.2 Understand and
use the language of art: the elements of art and principles of design.
1.4 Develop skills and craftsmanship with materials, tools and techniques
- Make connections between art, personal experience, and the world.
Focus: the students stretch their imagination in creating imaginary fruits with a variety of lines,
shapes, and colors.
Objectives: students will be able to
- Name some sorts of fruits.
how fruits are good for health.
- Distinguish between sizes of fruits.
- Identify and use a variety of lines, imaginary fruits in free form shapes.
- Incorporate a variety of ordered and random patterns using lines, shapes, and colors.
- Manipulate the media in a variety of techniques for creating art.
- Observation, Discussion, Rubric.
Drawing rubric criterion: (rated on scale of 1-5).
- Work is neat/ well drawn with detail.
- Colored pencil neatly applied to create textures.
- Minimum of 5 textures incorporated.
- Minimum of 5 line designs incorporated.
- Minimum of 5 geometric and organic shapes incorporated.
- Primary, secondary, and intermediate colors.
- Value, lights and darks of a color.
- Detail in drawing evident.
- Student is on task, works independently to complete work.
Materials: Sorts of fruits_
teacher-made sample of this lesson_ drawing papers_ pencils_ erasers_ colored pencils.
Vocabulary: line_ color_ free form shapes_ organic and geometric shapes.
Method: ways of presenting: direct instruction- story telling- experimental.
1- Teacher tells story about fantasy fruits, and show images represent imaginary fruits,
as well as teacher shows students organic fruits.
2_ Students discussed fruits advantage for health.
3_ Teacher promotes students to distinguish between imaginary and real
4_ Students discuss lines, shape, textures, and shape of fruits.
5_ Students use of different types of free form and lines to very unusual shapes.
6_ later, students begin creating their “fantasy fruits”.
7_ students add a sun or moon, trees, scrubs, building, flowers, and other landscaping features.
8_ Finally. They discuss and color softly, with the side of their pencil, they color in a background