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Miller Dotson University Lesson Plan Format Title of Lesson: Native American Dream Catchers Grade Level or Course: 3rd and 4th Grade l. Goal(s): purpose of the lesson drawn from the unit goals Students will be able to understand and apply media, techniques, and processes. They will also be able to understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures. (National Standards for Art Education-content Standard 1 and 4) II. Objective(s): activity of students stated in behavioral terms
Students will be making their own Native American dream catcher using the elements of art and briefly learn about the history of dream catchers. Ill. Concept(s): definitions of art terms and general art ideas presented as content of the lesson Native American: a member of any of the indigenous peoples of the Americas Dream Catcher: a small hoop containing a horsehair mesh, or a similar construction of string or yarn, decorated with feathers and beads, believed to give its owner good dreams. The American Indians originally made dream catchers.
Texture: sense of touch, “beads” vs.. The feel of smooth paper Color: hue, intensity, value, represents certain things Balance: visual weight of elements, (a)-symmetrical Unity: all parts work together to create the whole IV. Visuals Trip-fold board Photographs Real-life example Prototype V. Supplies and equipment Paper plates Yarn Hole puncher Beads Feathers Markers Scissors VI. Teaching procedure Time allotment 2 to 4 min A. Introduction 5 min 20 min 1 . Review or transition from the previous period