Art & Geometry - Words & Pictures

Art & Geometry - Words & Pictures

Students draw a still life portraying three different 3-dimensional forms, create a 3-dimensional shape and decorate it with various geometric shapes, and read a book and interpret a segment of the story in a painting.

Grade 5
Content Area Math
Key Benchmark MA 5.5.1 Describe the properties that define classifications of 3-dimensional shapes

Art Form Visual Arts
Art Benchmark FA.5.1.2 Analyze the element of space and how it is develped in works of art
School Year 2010-2011
Artist Anita Broennimann
Unit Plan
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Lesson Plans


Drawing Three-Dimensional Geometric Shapes

On a piece of 15x22 drawing paper students draw three different 3-dimensional geometrical shapes of their choice and apply illusions of volume and awareness of light using shading techniques.

Completion of Geometric Shapes Artwork

Students complete the 3-dimensional geometrical shapes artwork.

Pyramid Box

Students create a pyramid box using a protractor and ruler and decorate it with various geometric shapes using colored markers.

Words and Pictures

On a sheet of 15 x 22 watercolor paper, students draw a scene that was most memorable to them from the story they read. Students are instructed to make sure the drawing supports the selected part of the book.

Painting Session

Students start painting their artwork, using acrylic paints.

Complete Artwork

All students finish their paintings.



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Decorated pyramid boxes
Painting to accompany a story
Painting to accompany a story
Painting to accompany a story
Painting to accompany a story
Painting to accompany a story
Painting to accompany a story