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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Created on September 29, 2019 by GRichArt



Students explore the anatomy of a hot air balloon and learn how to depict space in their artwork.


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THE PLAN
Students explore the anatomy of a hot air balloon, and learn how to depict space in their artwork.

16" x 24" Drawing paper
Colored Pencils
Markers
Pencil

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1. Students discuss the anatomy of a hot air balloon, and how a hot air balloon operates.
2. Students discuss how to depict space in their drawings. Students will understand the difference between foreground, middle ground, and background.
3. Students will draw multiple hot air balloons floating off into the distance of their drawing on 16" x 24" paper with a pencil first.
4. Students will trace their pencil lines with a black marker.
5. Students will decide which colors they would like to use to make their hot air balloons stand out in their drawing. [It is recommended that students use either colored pencils or markers to add color onto their drawing.]
6. Students carefully apply color to their drawing with either colored pencils or markers.

THE FEATURES
Space, Proportion/Size, Color/Value

Colored Pencil, Drawing

Geography, Science