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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

Give Me A Sign

Created on November 30, 2016 by DoodleMama



Students will study signs and learn how and why they are important. Then they will create their own that represents something.


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THE PLAN
2 sessions; 55 minutes per session

1. SWBAT study signs and understand how they work and why they are important.

2. SWBAT to create a sign that represent a meaning.

3. SWBAT present their signs to the class to allow them to figure out their meaning.

1. Pencils

2. Markers, crayons or colored pencils

3. Bristol Board or Cardstock (white)

4. Typing paper (white)

5. Examples of signs.

6. Rulers, scissors and compass (optional)

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1. The teacher will discuss the meaning of signs to the class and why they are important.

2. Have students bring in examples of signs. Also have the class take a walk around the school to view the signs they might overlook everyday.

3. Students will come with ideas for a sign that has a meaning.

4. Using typing paper students will provide loose sketches of possible sign designs.

5. Once a design has been decide on, students will begin creating their sign on a piece of cardstock. Using the medium of choice to color it.

6. After their signs are completed students will present their signs to the class allowing their fellow classmates the opportunity to guess what the signs are trying to say.

THE FEATURES
Abstract Art, Symbolism

Color/Value, Contrast, Shape

Colored Pencil, Crayon, Drawing, Marker, Mixed Media