Want a quick, easy project where every student is successful? This is it! The best part about teaching art is seeing how my students respond to a new lesson. I’m not a scientist, but boy, it sure is interesting to see if my expectations line up with reality. This lesson exceeded it. Continuing with my Mexican unit, fifth graders drew adobes with colored chalk and oil pastels.
As a thank you for all of the heartwarming comments you left me during the “1000-Follower” contest, I am giving you the opportunity to download my Adobe PDF. I find drawing aids extremely helpful when teaching large groups of kids. Sometimes, all they need is a jumping off point. To download the PDF, simply click on the link below, then when the new page opens, click on the link again.
So here’s what we did:
Fifth Grade Efforts: