Inspired by Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout by Shel Silverstein, first graders illustrated their family responsibilities. We brainstormed a list of chores and other helpful things students do at home that help their families. I modeled drawing a figure from head to toe, then students were encouraged to add details that showed what chore they do in their own homes. Students completed their drawings the following wee by adding additional details and coloring the background.
Here are my fifth grade students finishing up their global influences self-portrait drawings. On the last day of this unit, some students are working to complete their self portrait drawings, while others who have already finished using iPads to photograph their finished work and upload to Google Drive, while others are logging into Google Classroom via laptop to submit their completed work and complete their artist statements. [Read more…] about Global Influences Abstract Self Portrait Drawings