This measurement, project based learning, and arts-based task allows students to apply what they learn about how Steve Jenkins creates illustrations for his books and apply them to making illustrations of their own to represent the actual size of an animal.
♦ Daily Lesson Plans
♦ Teaching Standards
♦ Photographs of Student Examples
♦ Student Task Sheet
♦ Animal Task Cards with Actual Photographs
2.MD.1 - Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
2.V.2.3 - Create art from real and imaginary sources of inspiration.
2.V.3.2 - Recognize characteristics of a variety of media.
2.CX.2.2 - Understand relationships between art and concepts from other disciplines, such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and other arts.
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