1. Give examples of different shapes that are symmetrical.
- move to bugs that are symmetrical
- look at visuals
2. Fold paper in half (vertically or horizontal, depending on bug)
3. Draw half of thier bug on one side of paper, starting on folded line and ending on folded line.
- try and make bug big and close to edge of paper
4. Trace the half bug with oil pastel
- close the folded piece of paper with the bug on the inside
- rub with hand or side of pencil to transfer the image to the other side.
5. Open paper to reveal symmetrical bug. Trace over the printed side to darken the lines.
6. Using watercolors, fill in the bug the same colors on each side to keep the picture symmetrical.
1. Using ppt, students can decide if shapes, bugs are symmetrical or not.
2. Exit slips- students have to explain how thier bugs are symmtrical (could be done as a class share)