Tiger In The Garden Art project VIDEO lesson plan for Grades 1-3
Tiger in the Garden is a comprehensive art lesson plan to guide your next art project in grades 1-3, using oil pastels and water paints. Includes a PDF teaching support document and the instructional video that demonstrates every step, supporting students with drawing their tigers, using the element of SHAPE. 2 tiger option are demonstrated. Students also learn about the element of COLOR (colour) while they create their garden. Created with students aged 5, this lesson plan is aimed at grade 1 and grade 2 students.
Use with early elementary learners in a series of 4-6 consecutive lessons. Encourages students to follow choice options and create their unique version of the tigers and garden demonstrated in the video.
This lesson plan focuses on:
- Explore warm and cool color (colour) families - tiger/plants vs garden
- Use shapes to create the tiger
- Explore oil pastels & water paint media for the background (liquid or pan)
- Draw big and with 2 tone color (colour) for jungle plants
Create these adorable oil pastel and water color (colour) painted tigers with your students. Learn about using shapes to structure a drawing, creating a whole from separate parts, decorating and adding texture with types of line, and the technique of drawing 'big'.
Drawing guides have been included in this PDF.
Teaching Tiger in the Garden art lesson can be a meaningful art project for students whose learning connects to a Science topics focused on:
Endangered species or
The animal kingdom
Sharing The Planet (IB PYP).
Students can express their ideas through the choice of and personality in their tigers, the details included in their garden and the colors (colours) chosen. Extend further by adding original details to their gardens.
Also makes a great extension for a shared picture book.
This is a fully narrated video tutorial that demonstrates all drawing steps in real time.
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
- Hosted on YouTube (unlisted) and accessed from the link in the PDF support document
- Not cluttering up your hard drive
- Added benefit of PL in Visual Art teaching for the purchasing classroom teacher
- Includes a PDF lesson companion with support information
- Lockdown Remote Teaching: Limited permission is granted for the purchasing teacher only, to live stream through screen sharing with their class, strictly limited for remote teaching during a government mandated lockdown
Stream the video lesson on your large screen and free yourself up to roam your classroom and support your students. Let your students 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 early primary/ elementary grades and homeschooling families.
Children will: learn to create and build a tiger from it's parts, use line patterns and shapes, work with oil and water resist techniques and make color (colour) selections
Learning intentions include: Draw with tutorials, Apply personal choices or modifications, Drawing, colouring or painting with accuracy (fine-motor development), Use colour with purpose (warm & cool contrast), Make artistic choices within context limits, Respond to art created by artists and by my friends, Reflect on my own artwork, skills and progress.
Media demonstrated: water colored (coloured) paint and oil pastels
Materials used: A4* art paper for tiger A3 for garden, drawing pencil, water colored (coloured) paints in liquid or pan form & paint brushes, scissors & glue
*A4 = 8.5 by 11 inches (215.9 by 279.4 mm).
The video preview 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 IB PYP and NZC at level 1 / Phase 1 but these will closely match LO's from other art curriculums.
- Student Voice reflection/ assessment guides
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