Education, Teaching & Design

SADAKO AND THE 1000 PAPER CRANES

Added on by leigh mckolay.

SADAKO AND THE 1000 PAPER CRANES ART/SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON PLAN:

There are multi disciplinary possibilities in teaching this to middle range aged children (5th grade). The subject matter is dark yes- but I believe that the culture of violence children are exposed to - or rather immersed in often times has no face- and the idea of consequence or empathy is lost. The original plan was meant for middle school children but I believe it to be an effective teaching tool for upper elementary as well.

This lesson integrates art, social studies, history…. and teaches leadership- as the children will emerge as teachers themselves in the folding process.

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THE SYMMETRY OF SNOWFLAKES (2-4 GRADE)

Added on by leigh mckolay.

2-4th Grade Art/Math Lesson Plan:

Lesson Objectives:

Students will create works of art using organizational principles to achieve the desired effect of a snowflake.

Students will be introduced to the science of snowflakes: While no two snowflakes are the same, they are symmetrical and hexagonal. Students will be able to demonstrate symmetry in their creations.

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