Art Lesson - Fabulous Cats (draw & paint)
FABULOUS CATS is a comprehensive visual art lesson plan, that includes a PDF guide with instructions to teach all aspects of this visual art projects across multiple lessons. Your students will create personal artworks demonstrating their conceptual understanding of layering and position to show space, and a range of line types to create pattern. Links well with inquiry learning based on animals, pets or a literature unit.
Students will learn about :
- using shapes to compose drawings
- layering and positioning elements to create depth
- developing pattern through line
- drawing on personal ideas to create unique artwork
The Lesson plan includes:
- Step by step instructions
- Teacher demonstration photographs
- Support resources
- Student progress exemplars
- Varied media options
- Photographs of every step
- Teacher & student examples from mid primary/elementary level
- Opportunities for student choice & differentiation for levels of fine-motor abilities.
Materials you will need include:
- Art paper, pencil and black permanent markers
- Choice of student oil pastels, liquid water colour paint, acrylic paints, coloured pencils
- Reference images (some provided)
This project will take multiple lesson to complete. All steps are clearly explained and photographed, giving you the confidence to deliver quality visual art lessons to your students. Media and techniques are fully illustrated, with photographs. Work examples created by students in Grade 3 / Year 3 (aged 7+ yrs).
Art Skills include:
Using shapes to compose drawings, changing pressure when drawing with stencils, Draw with tutorials, Exploring own creative ideas, Explore shading and blending with colours, Arrange elements to communicate Space.
This lesson plan links to trans-disciplinary learning in areas like: Science & Sharing the Planet (IB PYP) - animal kingdom, pets, responsibly for animals, etc., and How We Express Ourselves - through Literature or elements of Art, We are all different (back to school)
Landscape PDF Presentation consists of over 30 slides (pages).
Lesson includes opportunities for student agency in the process and student voice in the work product. This quality teaching guide will help you to confidently engage students in a purposeful visual art lesson through a context that your students will love.
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