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Title:

Shape Zoo Quilt

Name: Cramer/Bogusz
Subject: ART
Grade: Kindergarten- 2nd grade

Connecting to Standards:

1. Content Standard: Understanding and applying media,


techniques, and processes
Students
a. know the differences between materials, techniques, and
processes
d. use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible
manner

2. Content Standard: Using knowledge of structures


and functions
Students
a. know the differences among visual characteristics
and purposes of art in order to convey ideas

Learning Outcomes/Goals and


Essential Questions

Students will:

recognize shapes
recognize shapes in illustrations
create preparatory artwork using shapes
create a quilt as a class
use fabric/glue/scissors in a responsible
manner

Essential Questions:

How do artists use shapes in their art?


How do artists use fabric to make art?

Differentiation

SPED students will be accommodated through


Clear concise step by step instructions
Modified work
Peer tutoring
Visuals
ELLs will be accommodated by translation whenever
possible

Assessment

1) Discussion and Participation


2) Artwork (described in objectives)- graded on
craftsmanship, ingenuity,
3) Be Responsible, Respectful, Productive, and Safe

Materials/Technology

Projector
DAY ONE:
Identifying shapes Board
Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
Shapes worksheet(K-2)

Quilt Animal Sketch: (pencil/paper/stencils)


DAY TWO
Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
Fabric/Glue
Fabric Shapes:
Prep drawings
scissors
Pencils
Stencils
Fabric
Fabric glue
DAY THREE
Glue
Shape animals
Fabric
scissors
Instruction/Methodology

DAY ONE:
5 min:
Gather on carpet- practice harmonica and introduce
hand signals
5-10 min:
-Read Tar Beach
5 min
-Discuss shape- identify and pronounce each shape
name in English and Spanish.
-Introduce Quilt project+
Shape worksheets
5 min
-Pass out materials
30 minutes
-Students work on handouts. If they finish, they will
begin their preliminary animal shape sketch.
10 minutes
-Clean up, celebration, line up
DAY TWO:
5 min:
Gather on carpet- practice harmonica and hand signals
-Review shapes
5-10 min:
-Read the rest of Tar Beach
5 min
-Discuss the quilt project and process
-Introduce project and materials- show example and

give demonstration with fabric and glue


30-35 minutes
-Give each student a piece of fabric and a pencil, they
must write names on the back of their fabric
-Direct students to:
-draw shapes on fabric
cut shapes out
lay out animal completely on background fabric
glue animal to fabric
10 minutes- CLEANUP
-All students carry artwork to carpet
-Choose 4 cleanup helpers to collect materials
- Students sit at their table and helpers choose one at
a time to line up
DAY THREE:
-5 min:
Gather on carpet- practice harmonica and hand signals
-Review project steps
-Show examples of work from last week
-5 minutes
-Demonstrate how to finalize their quilt squares and
decorate with marker.
-Demonstrate a table showing #3s
-Demonstrate how to proceed when finished with
individual quilt squares.
5 minutes
-Distribute artwork from last week
-Distribute fabric, scissors and glue
20 minutes
-Students cut out fabric shapes
students glue shapes to fabric
students decorate animal with pattern and name
FINISHED EARLY? Show me #3
-Carry artwork to carpet
-give students the task of beginning the collaborative
portion of the quilt by laying out the work to dry in a
preliminary quilt layout.
5 min
Helpers return materials
Celebration/line up routine.
DAY FOUR
5 min

-Review shapes and process on carpet


pass out glue/fabric/scissors
20-30 min
-finish individual quilts
-finish class quilt together.
10 min
celebration/line up routine
Closing
Homework