Creativity Lesson- Allison Gray

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Creativity Lesson- Allison Gray

Allison Gray
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Standard 6- : Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work

2nd grade- Analyze how art exhibited inside and outside of schools (such as in museums, galleries, virtual spaces, and other venues) contributes to communities.

Social studies and art

Discuss the word community- What is a community? Show the picture and use the VTS strategy. (Students should be looking at the picture and finding ways the picture represents a community to help come up with a definition of community.)
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
Students then will think about their community and how they could represent their community in a drawing.

Closure: Students share their drawing and explain why it represents their community.