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Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit

Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Art of the Pennsylvania Dutch--Thematic Unit
Product Description
The German settlers in the south-eastern portion of Pennsylvania were the first European colonists to develop their own individual style of art, which has become an important genre in the art of the United States. Immerse your students in the lives and art of these people through this thematic study of Pennsylvania Dutch art for grades 3-4 and 5-6. Materials include

Parent Newsletter—Send home a month or two before beginning the unit to solicit help in preparing materials.

Language Arts Materials
• Overview, Sample Lesson Plan, and Common Core State Standards covered in the materials
• Student Reader on Pennsylvania Dutch Art
• Comprehension Worksheets (with answers) in a standardized test format
• Vocabulary Bookmarks
• Writing a Blessing worksheet and posters

Art Materials
• Overview, Sample Lesson Plan, and Common Core State Standards covered in the materials
• Student Reader—The Art of Stenciling (Print version and Power Point version)
• Stencils in Pennsylvania Dutch Designs—parents cut 6 stencils for student use in classroom center
• Making a Stencil—Read and Follow Directions center activity
• Stenciling with Paint—Read and Follow Directions center activity
• Pennsylvania Dutch Art Motif Posters—explain the meaning behind the symbols and colors used
• Pennsylvania Dutch Art Prints—11 art prints display designs on household items
• Tracers in Pennsylvania Dutch design—students use multi-colored tracers to create a genre-appropriate design and then complete an art project (same tracers as in Math Materials)
• Art Project—Read and Follow Directions to complete a Pennsylvania Dutch design on fabric or paper

Math Materials--Symmetry
• Overview, Sample Lesson Plan, and Common Core State Standards covered in the materials
• Mystery Property Game—students discover some properties of symmetry through guess and check method using pattern blocks
• Symmetry Student Reader—2 versions (Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6)—Students actively explore bilateral, rotation, and point symmetry
• Symmetry Worksheets—materials to complete Symmetry Student Reader activities (optional)
Symmetry Interactive Notebook—stand-alone product. Use instead of Symmetry Reader and worksheets
Symmetry Vocabulary Matching Puzzles—students match images, vocabulary, and definitions in puzzle format
Symmetry in Design Posters—images of man-made designs which reflect symmetrical design
Symmetry in Nature Study Cards—images and explanations of natural items containing some properties of symmetry
• Symmetry in Nature Template—students may add their own photographs and explanations to contribute to the Symmetry in Nature Cards
• Symmetry Scavenger Hunt
• Tracers in Pennsylvania Dutch design—students use multi-colored tracers to create a genre-appropriate design and then complete an art project (same tracers as in Art Materials)

These items are also available separately:
Symmetry Vocabulary Matching Puzzles
Symmetry Interactive Notebook
Symmetry in Design Posters
Symmetry in Nature Study Cards
Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas Stockings Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6

Total Pages
187 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 days
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