Community Made from Clay

Community Made from Clay

With each lesson students create another element that makes up a small community, using clay.

Grade 2
Content Area Social Studies
Key Benchmark SS 2.7.1: Identify and explain the man-made and natural characteristics of a neighborhood or community.

Art Form Visual Arts
Art Benchmark FA 2.1.1: Use the element of space and the principles of repetition and variety with a variety of art media.
School Year 2007-2008
Artist Alysia Samaru
Unit Plan
Comments

Assessment Art – Student understanding of techniques for constructing with clay can be observed from their processes and finished work Social Studies – Students should be able to name a wide variety of things that would be seen in a neighborhood or small community. :



Lesson Plans


LP1 People in the Community

Students make little figures to represent various people one would find in a neighborhood or small community.

LP2 Community Buildings

Students make various kinds of buildings one would find in a neighborhood or small community.

LP3 Community Plants and Animals

Students make trees and animals that one would see in a neighborhood or small community.

LP4 Community Transportation

Students make vehicles that one would see in a neighborhood or small community.

LP5 Paint Session

Students paint all the clay items they have made.



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Lesson 1: Beginning to shape a person
Lesson 2: Finished building
Lesson 3: Finished animal
Lesson 4: Finished pick-up truck
Lesson 5: Painting a house
Lesson 5: Painting a house
Lesson 5: Painting a house