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Early [PK-K] Lesson Plan

Rob Dunlavey: Little People

Created on December 04, 2012 by lightARTed



Kindergarten students learn about artist, Rob Dunlavey who has created a series of magic marker drawings he calls "Little People". Using geometric and free-form shapes, artist templates, bright colors and most of all... imagination, Kindergartens create Little People in the style of Dunlavey.


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THE PLAN
1. Students learn about the artist Rob Dunlavey and his Little People characters.

2. Students learn and demonstrate how to draw geometric and free-form shapes.

pencils
paper
markers
black sharpies
shape template
pre-cut geometric shapes

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1. Introduce lesson with PowerPoint.
2. Review/discuss free-form and geometric shapes.
3. Demonstrate how to put shapes together to make a little person.
4. Students may use shape templates and free draw their shapes to create people.
5. Outline with black permanent marker.
6. Color with markers.


THE STANDARDS

Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes


[K-4] Students use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner

Visual Arts Standard 2:
Using knowledge of structures and functions


[K-4] Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas

Visual Arts Standard 4:
Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures


[K-4] Students identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times, and places

THE FEATURES
Contemporary Art

Shape

Drawing, Marker

ATTACHMENTS