Do you have an oversized class (or not)? Perhaps you are looking for something constructive for your students to do when they are finished with work? This is a great Early Finishers activity. If you are especially new to teaching, having something for your students to do when finished with an assignment ensures fluidity in your classroom (hence, helping you with classroom management).
Here is a simple and easy way to make and provide a “Sketch Book” for your students. It is called “My Sketch Book” and includes the following:
Instructions to make a simple Sketch Book (economically friendly)
Cover Sheet for Sketch Book
Lesson Plan on how to use the Sketch Book with accompanied sheets for implementation
7 pages in total
Students will more than likely enjoy the Sketch Book. I have been successfully using it this year in my own classroom. Most importantly it will spark their creative side!
It’s a simple way to get the Arts into your classroom. This activity also meets the Visual Arts Content Standards in California. 2.0 CREATIVE EXPRESSION Skills, Processes, Materials, and Tools 2.1 Explore ideas for art in a personal sketchbook.