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Shapescapes

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will learn how to cut five basic shapes: triangle, square, rectangle, oval, and circle. Students will collage the shapes together to create a ‘shapescape,’ a landscape using shapes.

Level

Areas of Study

Collections

Lesson Objectives

Demonstrate cutting five basic shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, oval, and circle).

Create a landscape using shapes to construct the objects in the composition.

Identify the parts of a landscape (background, middle ground, foreground).

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Teaching Strategies

  • Lead a discussion about the parts of landscapes and characteristics of landscapes in their community and around the world.
  • Demonstrate how to cut each of the five basic shapes: triangle, square, rectangle, oval, and circle.
  • Explain the parts of a landscape.
  • Demonstrate how to glue and collage the paper shapes to create a landscape.

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National Standards


Create

Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.

VA:Cr2.1.1a

Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.

VA:Cr2.3.Ka

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

15 minutes

Demonstration Time

25 minutes

Student Studio Time

2 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • 12” x 12” sheet of base paper
  • 6” x 12” sheet of ‘foreground’ paper
  • A variety of construction paper scraps
  • Scissors
  • Black markers
  • White glue

National Standards


Create

Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.

VA:Cr2.1.1a

Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.

VA:Cr2.3.Ka

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Steps

Cut Squares and Rectangles

Learn and practice how to cut rectangles. Learn and practice how to cut a square from a rectangle.

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Instructional Materials

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Parts of a Landscape

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Basic Shapes

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Basic Collage Vocabulary

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Worksheet

Dogs in Art

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Reflection

Stoplight Exit Ticket

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