Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated

Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
Art Lesson Bundle Winter Snowmen Literature Integrated
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These two Language Arts integrated torn paper collage lessons help develop fine motor skills and require little to no preparation. A collection of these snowmen make an eye-catching wall display. They are suitable for primary-aged students of all abilities.

Both lessons begin with a read-aloud and allow for many individual creative variations.

Each lesson in this bundle is also available individually.
Lessons included are:

Torn Paper Snowman Collage -- especially good for younger students and those who are still developing eye-hand coordination and finger muscle strength. Includes literature response templates in three layouts for emerging writers, and Comparing Art worksheets in two versions - a traditional Venn Diagram and a rectangular format.

Expressive Snowman Face Collage -- introduces students to portraits in three-quarter view and the concept of communicating with art. Includes art reflection worksheet with prompts to help students assess their own work.

Each lesson includes the following:
- a list of art concepts and skills addressed
- National Core Visual Arts Standards information
- list of materials needed (all common classroom materials)
- targeted art vocabulary and related vocabulary
- suggestions for related read-aloud books
- detailed steps for introducing the lesson
- directions for art making
- ideas for extending or varying the lesson
- ideas for looking at and discussing art
- photographs of actual student work samples
- suggestions for writing and other curricular extensions

Bundle includes:
• Two literature response templates for emerging writers
• Comparing Art worksheets in two versions
• An art reflection worksheet for student self-assessment
• Tips for creating successful collages (included in both lessons)
• One page of ideas for creating expressive faces

These comprehensive lessons are designed to teach art appreciation, art technique, and art analysis; and to foster authentic art-making and art education.

National Core Visual Arts Standards are listed at the beginning of each lesson.
This resource also includes a description of the National Core Visual Arts Anchor Standards and an overview of ways Art education supports other areas of the curriculum.

Because I teach in California, each lesson also includes a list of the California Visual Arts Standards addressed for suggested grade levels. Please note that listed grade levels are suggestions only; any of these lessons can be simplified or made more complex to work for any elementary grade.

Related or similar art lessons and resources:
Elmer and Friends - An Art Lesson Connecting Art, Literature, and Math
Three Literature-Based Art Lessons for Kindergarten
Draw and Write Literature Response Templates
Motor Skills Activity Task Cards

For more art-making ideas and suggestions:
Art Task Cards -- for early finishers or art centers
Start With Art -- perfect for back-to-school
Making Time For Art -- a free download


I am a retired elementary classroom teacher, a former art teacher, an artist and a writer. I have a Multiple Subjects credential, a Single Subject credential for Art and English, LDS/ESL certification, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Mathematics focus, and Montessori certification. I have worked with all elementary grades, and with special groups including ELL, GATE, and At-Risk students. Creating Art With Kids and Share2Learn lessons and resources are designed to foster student creativity, choice, and independence, and to encourage authentic art-making. Consideration is given to developmental appropriateness, differentiation possibilities, and teacher individuality. For this reason, directions are general, expectations are open-ended, and clip art on student pages is kept to a minimum.

Visit my blog, Creating Art With Kids, for detailed descriptions and helpful tips about the teaching process for many of my art lessons.

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