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My Identity Letter

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will explore their identity and make connections to the world around them. They will use their understanding of identity and drawing techniques to create a drawing that portrays who they are as an individual.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will identify personal connections to their community, their culture, and the world.

Students will combine ideas to generate a personal work of art, visually documenting their identity.

Students will use a variety of drawing and coloring techniques.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Lead a discussion about connections to the community, culture, and world.
  • Administer the student interest survey.
  • Demonstrate techniques for creating block and bubble style letters and illustrating personal interests.
  • Teach drawing and coloring techniques, including layering and cropping within a work of art.

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National Standards


Create

Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making.

VA:Cr1.1.5a

Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

VA:Cr2.3.5a

Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making.

5.VA:Cr1.1

Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

5.VA:Cr2.3

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

20 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

3 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • 12" x 18" white drawing paper
  • 12" x 18" black construction paper
  • Pencil & eraser
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Permanent marker

National Standards


Create

Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making.

VA:Cr1.1.5a

Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

VA:Cr2.3.5a

Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making.

5.VA:Cr1.1

Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

5.VA:Cr2.3

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Steps

Discuss Identity & Brainstorm

Discuss identity and the way connections are made to the community, culture, and world. Fill out the student identity survey. Brainstorm images that represent the answers.

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Instructional Materials

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All About Me Survey

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Brainstorming Thumbnails

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Colored Pencil Techniques

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Reflection

Identity Artist Statement

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