Facebook script

I’ve Got My Eye on You

Lesson Plan

Description

Using paper plates and staplers, students will work in teams of two to create a paper sphere. They will then paint and decorate their sphere to turn it into an all-seeing eyeball.

Level

Areas of Study

Collections

Lesson Objectives

Students will work collaboratively to engineer a sphere out of paper plates.

Students will work collaboratively to design and decorate the paper sphere to turn it into an all-seeing eyeball.

Students will paint and experiment with different multi-media materials to decorate their “eyeball.”

In order to access the full exclusive content, you must be a FLEX Member.

Learn More

Teaching Strategies

  • Demonstrate how to fold the paper plates.
  • Show how to combine the folded plates into the appropriate structures.
  • Demonstrate how to paint the eyeballs.
  • Explain how to safely attach the eyeballs to the sculpture using a glue gun.

In order to access the full exclusive content, you must be a FLEX Member.

Learn More

National Standards


Create

Create personally satisfying artwork using a variety of artistic processes and materials.

VA:Cr2.1.3a

Collaboratively set goals and create artwork that is meaningful and has purpose to the makers.

VA:Cr1.2.4a

Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches through practice.

VA:Cr2.1.5a

In order to access the full exclusive content, you must be a FLEX Member.

Learn More

Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

30 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

1 hour and 20 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • Paper plates
  • Staplers
  • Styrofoam balls
  • Paint and brushes
  • Glue guns
  • Multi-media collage items (optional)

National Standards


Create

Create personally satisfying artwork using a variety of artistic processes and materials.

VA:Cr2.1.3a

Collaboratively set goals and create artwork that is meaningful and has purpose to the makers.

VA:Cr1.2.4a

Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches through practice.

VA:Cr2.1.5a

In order to access the full exclusive content, you must be a FLEX Member.

Learn More

Steps

Fold Paper Plates

Use the triangle template to help fold over the edges of the paper plates. Each team will need 20 folded plates.

In order to access the full exclusive content, you must be a FLEX Member.

Learn More

Instructional Materials

Reference

The Geodesic Dome

Resource
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

Lists

Basic Sculpture Vocabulary

Resource
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

Worksheet

Conveying a Message

Resource
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

Reference

Engineering Design Process Steps

Resource
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

Reference

Engineering Design Process Visual

Resource
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

Reflection

Artist Statement Checklist

Assessment
Manage Material
Create a Unit
ADD

This has been added to

This has been added to .