This easy-to-use PDF presentation allows you to scroll through step-by-step project directions that include detailed photographs to help guide students along the way. Students will practice color-mixing techniques to discover how primary colors can be mixed to make secondary colors. Students will then cut their colorful paper into small pieces to create a mosaic background. Students will then learn about silhouettes to create a silhouette composition of a place to complete the project.
Terms, skills, and techniques that students will use in this three-part lesson include:
Included in this presentation are images of student examples, step-by-step color photos, lesson essential questions, as well as brainstorming and reflection prompts.
This project has been classroom-tested for second grade. It can easily be adapted for kindergarten-sixth grade.