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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

metallic robots

Created on October 24, 2018 by artspaz

Students will draw robots, while learning about geometric shapes, proportions and exploring with metallic oil pastels.

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2 sessions; 30 minutes per session

1. SWBAT define geometric shape
2. SWBAT draw 4 different geometric shapes
3. SWBAT understand the body proportions

1. Black paper 12 x 18
2. Metallic oil pastels
3. pencil

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1. Talk about shape. Define the difference between geometric, organic and free form shape.
2. Students practice drawing geometric shapes.
3. Talk about the proportions of the body. 8 heads high, the middle is the waist ...
4. Students draw and color a robot using at least 3 different geometric shapes.
5. Finish by making a background so we know where the robot lives!

Exit slip questions.
Name or draw the 3 shapes you used.
Name your robot.
Write a few sentences about your robot.


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

[K-4] Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories
[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 know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas

Visual Arts Standard 3:
Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas

[K-4] Students select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning

Visual Arts Standard 6:
Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines

[K-4] Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum

Contrast, Line, Shape


English/Language Arts