Marine Study in Art

Marine Study in Art

In connection with their study of marine life, students will individually paint turtles, dolphins, and fish which will then become part of a collaborative mural.

Grade K
Content Area Science
Key Benchmark SC K.1.1: Use the senses to make observations

Art Form Visual Arts
Art Benchmark FA K.1.1: Use developmentally appropriate art vocabulary
School Year 2006-2007
Artist Cherokee Shaner
Unit Plan
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Assessment Participate in discussion; Use materials appropriately :



Lesson Plans


LP 1 Turtles and Dolphins

Students look at pictures of turtles and dolphins and discuss what they see and how the two are alike and different. Then they freely paint both turtles and dolphins on large sheets of paper.

LP 2 Reef Fish

Students look at pictures of reef fish and discuss what they see—the parts of a fish, colors, and patterns. Then they paint both realistic and imaginary fish on large sheets of paper.

LP 3 The Undersea Mural

Students cut out the turtles, dolphins, and fish painted previously. These are pasted onto a 30’ strip of blue mural paper. Then students print with various objects, sponge, and paint the ocean bottom along the entire strip. The strip can then be laminated and displayed.



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Lesson 3: The Undersea Mural
Lesson 3: The Undersea Mural
Lesson 3: The Undersea Mural
Lesson 1 - Turtles and Dolphins
Lesson 1 - Turtles and Dolphins
Lesson 1 - Turtles and Dolphins