CHRISTMAS TREE narrated video tutorial art lesson Grades 2-6
How to make a Christmas Tree artwork. This is a fully narrated video tutorial that demonstrates all steps in real time. Use to supplement any learning during the Christmas Season. A great way to finish the December term. Scroll down for a preview clip below.
Benefits of using a video lesson:
- The lesson has already been tested
- All steps are viewable from start to finish
- Techniques are demonstrated
- Rewind and rewatch as many times as needed
- Narrated explanation adds depth to understanding art theories
- Its like having an art specialist in your classroom or home
- Encourages independence in learners and self management
- Allows for students to work at their individual pace
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Use to supplement & extend learning in a Social Studies inquiry on festivals and celebrations (How we express ourselves - IB PYP). For any students that don’t wish to draw a Christmas themed artwork, replace the bauble with a pinecone and the twinkly lights with stars., Can also use as a response with a Literature study.
Stream the video lesson through a large screen for your child or students to follow along, pausing in places for them to complete the steps at their own pace, or rewind and rewatch when needed. This method can also offer time for opportunities to explore student responses or modifications, bringing personal creative ideas to the tutorial. Addresses the Viewing & Responding to artwork concepts.
Suits: most primary / elementary grades and homeschooling families.
Children will: create an artwork of a Pine tree branch decorated with baubles, twinkling lights and falling snow.
Learning intentions include: structure drawings with line and shape, shading and tinting, blending colours and adding effects.
Media demonstrated: oil pastels and glitter paint. Some drying time required at the end.
Materials needed: A4* Black art paper, white coloured pencil, oil pastels, assorted paintbrushes, a circle stencil (size to suit bauble), glitter paint (or glitter and pva glue).
*A4 = 8.5 by 11 inches (215.9 by 279.4 mm)
The video preview below is a very short clip from the actual resource to give you an idea of my teaching style. I am both a general ed classroom teacher and currently practicing as a Visual Art and Digital Media specialist educator, teaching students from ages 4-12, at a primary school.
Also included in the support documents are:
- Learning Intentions for the IBPYP and NZC at level 1 / Phase 1 but these will closely match LO's from other curriculums.
- Student Voice reflection/assessment guides
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