Lesson Plan : Overlapping Fish

Teacher Name:
 Krista Truesdale
 Grade 4
 Arts and Crafts

 Overlapping Fish
 Overlap~placing one object over another. Trace-trace over top of one object to create the same object on a new paper. Composition-where an artist places objects on a project.
 Create a overlapping Composition. To learn Complementary Colors.
 To gain knowlegde of overlappong objects. To develop skills in art composition. To learn complementary colors. To acquire tracing & drawing skills.
 Fish worksheet, 9 x 12 white paper, pencils & erasers, markers, and chalk pastels.
 Motivate students by discussing the complementary colors. RED - GREEN, BLUE-ORANGE, PURPLE-YELLOW. Discuss Overlap & Composition.
 Show students how to trace, be sure to overlap fish while creating the composition. Students must draw 6 fish.
 Next design fish patterns and color. Be sure to use color compelments on fish. Start with markers add in water with soft chalk pastels.
 Students may have a worksheet which lists the sets of complementary colors.
Checking For Understanding:
 Refer to finished Product.
 Have students get in line by asking the complement of Blue-Orange table please line up. Etc.
 A. Were the students able to make the connection between s? B. Were the students able to demonstrate knowledge of the objective? C. Did the students enjoy this lesson? D. Does the artwork convey the knowledge of ? E. What can be done to make the next lesson better? F. Were the students successful in creating a ? G. Were students able to recognize vocabulary? 5. PA Standards and Eligible Content: 9.1 PRODUCTION OF VISUAL ARTS A. Use of the elements and principles to create, review art works B. Use of the elements and principles to produce, review and revise original art works C. Identifying and using art vocabulary D. Use of knowledge of varied styles within each art form through an exhibition E. Demonstration of how art can communicate experiences, stories or emotions F. Use of knowledge of art styles and themes G. Use of rehearsal and practice H. Proper handling of materials, equipment and tools safely. 9.2 HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXTS A. Explaining or analyzing historical, social & cultural contexts B. Relating works chronologically by historical events C. Relating words by styles & genres to era or period D. Analyzing a work of art from its historical and cultural perspective E. Knowledge of how historical events impact art F. Knowing & applying vocab. between social studies and art G. Relating words to geographic regions H. Knowing Pennsylvania art. I. Knowledge of philosophies or cultural differences, traditions or common themes related to art J. Knowledge of historical and cultural differences as they relate to works in the arts K. Identifying, explaining and analyzing traditions L. Identifying, explaining and analyzing common themes, forms and techniques 9.3 CRITICAL RESPONSE A. Critical process in examining art (compare/contrast, analyze, interpret,form, test/evaluate) B. Comparing and contrasting various works with specific interpretations C. Knowing and application of classification systems D. Evaluation and analyzing using appropriate vocabulary E. Interpreting and using types of critical analysis (Contextual, Formal and Intuitive) F. Knowing or recognizing the process of criticism G. Comparing and contrasting other's criticisms 9.4 AESTHETIC RESPONSE A. Comparing group determined meaning vs. their own B. Comparing and analyzing informed, personal opinions C. Describing the impact of environment on aesthetic responses D. Recognizing choices made by artist and philosophical positions
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