Students learn about caring for the ocean through the reading of Somebody Swallowed Stanley.
Students practice artistic techniques in their own artwork.
Students are taking climate action through the awareness created in their artworks.
This is lesson 3 of 3 in our K-2nd grade Emotive Art unit.
Teacher will need to decide artwork materials to be used and organize them prior to the lesson.
The artistic format is open for the teacher to decide based on student abilities and prior knowledge.
Students can be supported in the creation of the artwork by having examples on display or pre-cutting collaging materials if this mode is chosen.
Students could be extended by adding their own description to their artworks.
This lesson allows students to learn about how to create an appealing piece of art to communicate the impact of environmental degradation by human activities and to also lead in climate action. On that account, this lesson is recommended for teaching.
This lesson is aligned to New Jersey standards. Review the aligned standards directly in the lesson plan document and teacher slideshow.Discover more on the New Jersey Climate Education Hub.
What Do We Feel? (Emotive Art #1)
This lesson engages students with identifying their own emotions through responding to artworks with body language, facial expressions, and their own artwork.
Duration: 50 minutes
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd
Type: Lesson Plan