In this challenge, students will learn about the mosaic art form. Then, they will brainstorm, plan, and design their artwork using their knowledge of perimeter, area, and symmetry to meet the challenge restraints. After the challenge, students will use what they know about fractions to calculate the fractional value of each color in their artwork.
This is an engaging and fun challenge that is a perfect way for students to review and apply their knowledge. It covers various math skills, and also includes a nonfiction reading passage with comprehension questions about mosaic art. This challenge should be taught over the course of two or three days, as it does take some time. The students LOVE IT!!!
In this purchase, you will find:
- Detailed teacher instructions and lesson plan suggestions
- Nonfiction reading passage and context clue/comprehension questions to introduce mosaic art
- A ready-to-go packet for use that guides students through all the steps of the design process. Just print, copy, and staple!