Hawaii's Endangered Species

Hawaii's Endangered Species

Students will select a Hawaiian animal that is endangered and gather information about its environmental requirements. Then they will create a picture showing the animal and one of its key environmental elements.

Grade 4
Content Area Science
Key Benchmark SCV 4.5.3: Describe how different organisms need specific environmental conditions to survive

Art Form Visual Arts
Art Benchmark FA 4.1.1: Use the elements and principles of art and design, including emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, and depth
School Year 2006-2007
Artist Ellen Crocker
Unit Plan
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Assessment Art – Student understanding of design principles such as emphasis, proportion, complementary colors, shading, and depth will be observed by their finished work.Science – Selection of the environmental accompaniment for the endangered species.:



Lesson Plans


LP 1 Introduction to Botanical Drawing

Students will be guided in making a drawing of their endangered Hawaiian animal from a photograph. Discussion will focus on looking at the photographs for detailed information, which the photographer has captured. Design principles will be taught regarding the composition of the students’ drawings.

LP 2 Completing the Drawings

Students will complete their drawings by inking some or all of their drawing with black pen, then coloring them with watercolor or colored pencils.



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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Botanical Drawing
Lesson 1 - Introduction to Botanical Drawing
Lesson 1 - Introduction to Botanical Drawing
Lesson 2 - Completing the Drawings
Lesson 2 - Completing the Drawings
Lesson 2 - Completing the Drawings
Lesson 2 - Completing the Drawings