RAINY DAYS ART PROJECT LESSON PLAN WITH VIDEO GUIDE GRADES 1-3
New Resource Alert! Discounted by 50% for 48 hours. Rainy Days VIDEO drawing tutorial for weather is a comprehensive art lesson plan to guide your next art project in grades 1-3, using oil pastel and water paints 'resist' technique, and learn the order of the the rainbow or color/colour wheel.
Includes a PDF teaching support document and the instructional video that demonstrates every step of 2 x options, supporting students with art techniques like:
- drawing with circle stencils
- curving lines to add FORM
- oil pastel and water paints resist
- colour harmonies for effect
Created with students aged 5-6, this lesson plan is aimed at grade 1 and grade 2 students, and can be extended to grade 3.
Use with early elementary learners in a series of consecutive lessons. Encourage students to follow choice options along the way and create their unique artwork, while being guided by the skill demonstrations in the video.
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This lesson plan focuses on:
- Use the element of SHAPE to structure the umbrella and coat
- Use the element of SPACE with layering - umbrella (foreground), figure (mid ground) & horizon line (background)
- How to differentiate between a standing and walking figure
- Explore the element of color/colour in the umbrella, coat and background
- Explore oil pastels & water paint media using the oil/water resist (liquid or pan)
Teaching this lesson can be a meaningful art project for students inquiring into Seasons, Weather, Spring, Autumn or the Water Cycle - How The World Works (IB PYP). Students can express their unique ideas through personal choices and modifications, while working through the guided project. Also makes a great extension for shared picture books.
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 about the color/colour wheel/rainbow order and create waking or standing figures, explore oil and water resist, practise cutting skills for a purpose, work with coloured markers, oil pastels and paints.
Learning intentions include: Draw with tutorials, Use stencils for curves, Apply personal choices or modifications, Drawing, colouring and painting with accuracy (fine-motor development), Use colour with purpose (colour wheel, warm & cool contrast, schemes), 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 & oil pastels, colored (coloured) felt markers
Materials used: A4* art paper, drawing pencil, water colored (coloured) paints in liquid or pan form & paint brushes, oil pastels, colored (coloured) felt markers, scissors & glue
*A4 = 8.5 by 11 inches (215.9 by 279.4 mm) A3 = double A4
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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