TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade LevelK
Week #21-21
Unit of InstructionClay Turtle-Form
Standard(s) Taught
I can create art and share it with others.  VA.K.C.1.1
I can tell what kind of art a piece of  artwork is.  VA.K.C.2.1
I can make art to show ideas in math, science, reading, and social studies.  VA.K.H.3.1
I can experiment with different kinds of art because it makes me happy and helps me become a better artist.  VA.K.F.1.1 
I can explore different ways to make art.  VA.K.S.1.1
I can describe the steps used to make art.  VA.K.S.2.2 
I can improve my craft skills by practicing.  VA.K.S.3.2
I can use art tools and materials safely in art class.  VA.K.S.3.3
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Today I will learn about FORM, so that I CAN create a three-dimensional sea turtle from
• Today I will learn about coils, slabs, and spheres; so that I CAN make my turtles’ body parts.
• Today I will learn about TEXTURE, so that I CAN add a shell that appears rough or bumpy

Classroom Activities

Students will create their turtles shell with neon air-dry clay and add texture by stepping on it with their shoe. Next students will create coils to make the fins and tail. Last students will create spheres for the eyes and flatten out the fins and add a mouth by scratching in the surface with a stick.  Students will describe the steps and media used to create their turtle. Artwork will be uploaded to Artsonia. 

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