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Serena Longman PS1 practicum lesson plan

Christmas art activity Date Nov 19, 2018
Subject/Grade Time
Grades 2/3 ART 1hr
Level Duration


General  Through a variety of experiences students will grow as an individual.
Learning  Students will develop perceptional awareness; to learn visual art skills and concepts; to
Outcomes: interpret and communicate.
 To communicate through the process of creating, to value, to reflect upon and
appreciate the cultural aspects of art.
 To have students to appreciate art in everyday life.

Learning The goal is to give students the opportunity to reflect, depict, compose and express through art.
 REFLECTION -responses to visual forms in nature, designed objects and artworks.
- development of imagery based on observations of the visual world.
- lean about the elements of art such as color, shape and symmetry through the
stained glass visual.
-organization of images and their qualities in the creation of unified statements.
- students will be able to openly express and share their works.
- use of art materials as a vehicle or medium for saying something in a meaningful way.
- students will learn techniques ( such as basic cutting, and creating something
aesthetically) their stained glass window creation.


1. Students will collaborate as a class community

2. Students will experiment with colors and abstract creation
3. Grades (1/2) reflection component 3 APPRECIATION: students will appreciate artworks literally.
 Concepts A. Art takes different forms depending on the materials and techniques used. B. An art
form dictates the way it is experienced

ASSESSMENTS (How I will know students have achieved the objective(s))

 Through class discussion
 The activity will show what they create and how well they follow instructions


Prepped:  Colorful tissue paper
 Music pre assessed for appropriateness-  Markers  Glue stick
 Story books prepped for the end of the lesson if  Prepped music
there is extra time left.  Scissors
 Snow flake window ready for the class and cut out
 Power point ready to show the class on the brief  Story book back up
history about what a stain glass window is.

Introduction Time

 Question and response discussion with the class do you know what a stain glass window
Explain what it is with FUN FACTS:

 No one fully knows when stained glass windows started.

 Stain glass windows were used in churches, homes, for ceremonies, and even for _20minutes

 Stain glass windows are made of colorful glass cut into many different shapes and

 Something special about stained glass windows is that it uses sunlight to shine and
display its beautiful image.

Body Time

 The teacher will introduce the art activity ( stained glass window )
 The teacher will talk through the steps with the students
 The teacher will have the students start their independent art activity and the teacher
will turn the music on for the class to calmly work on their art pieces. _30_
For students who are done early :
Coloring sheets will be provided.

Closure Time

 At this point when the 30 minutes are done the teacher will have the students clean and
place their stain glass windows on the ledge or table to dry.
 When students are done they are able to read alone, or color quietly. 10 minutes

Sponge  Snow flake stain glass window activity

Art - Program of Studies POS~ The goal of this lesson plan is to focus on:

Central Purpose of the Discipline

 Visual focus
 Organization of visual material
 Proficiency in how we see and interpret visual stimuli
 Thinking and being art
 Values of art form
 Ways of expressing feeling in visual form
 Making and conveying qualitative judgements of art

This lesson is focused on:

Individual Experience
Opportunities for the child to experience:
 Pride in achievement
 Valuable group activities
 A sense of worth
 Making decisions

Opportunities for growth:

 Independence
 Individuality
 Self-realization
 Self-awareness
 Creativity

Learning Experience
 Communicate through image-making
 Art vocabulary
 Self-expression
 Medium and materials
 Content
Communication Experience
 Individual expression
 Interpretation
 Express
 Reflect
Creative Experience
 Exposure to various mediums and media
 Practice in creating
 Visual communication and understanding
 Problem solving from Imagination to Image
 Expressing feelings and messages

Cultural experience
 Understanding art as universal expression

Environmental experience
 Preference of visuals in day-to-day life
 Aesthetic in environment

Key important components that students should take from this lesson:
o The students are encouraged to:

 Reflection
 Depiction
 Expression

Suggestions that I would give to people to teach the discipline:

o Get to know your students first
o Be aware of your students learning needs
Grade 2/3 Recipe For Peace!

 2 pkg. of marble cake mix

 1 cup of __________________
 2/3 cup ___________________
 2/3 cup __________________
 1 tsp. _________________
 3 cups __________________
 1 pkg. (400 g) candy-coated ________________
 1 Tbsp. ________________
 2 tsp ___________________
 A pinch of _____________________

 A dab of _______________________