Practice short vowel sounds and create an abstract piece of art at the same time! Two differentiated reading levels are included, as children read and follow directions to create artwork, all inspired by Jackson Pollock’s Abstract Expressionism. An engaging way to integrate phonics and art!
This activity is part of a Jackson Pollock Artist Study, which is a portion of our complete Artist Biography Unit.
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Artist Studies about the following artists: Michelangelo,
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Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and Andy Goldsworthy.
Common Core Standards Addressed:
CCSS Foundational 2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
2.a. Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
2.b. Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.
2.c. Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
2.d. Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
CCSS Foundational 3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
3.b. Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
CCSS Foundational 4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.