Art Lesson PLANTS/LITERATURE - Truffula Trees inspired by Dr Seuss (oil pastels and paint)
Techniques are teacher guided and includes extensive student choice opportunities.
Suitable for primary / elementary and middle school.
Expand on conservation focused lessons by linking to the literature of Dr Seuss. Express concepts through visual art, like these examples created by 7yr olds. Easily scaled up for older students.
Includes choice opportunities.
Introduce students to oil pastels, paints, colour families and observational drawing.
The Focus: This teacher guided lesson helps students to learn about the weird and wacky world of plant parts through observational drawing
- Students express creativity by developing unique tree designs by following the design thinking process
- Explore colour families through tonal colour choices
- A link can be made to any inquiry unit focused on conservation of plants and habitats, pollution, and links to stories like ‘The Lorax’
- Skill elements are teacher guided and opportunities for student choice are also included