Kama Nickerson- Lesson Plan for Creativity

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Kama Nickerson- Lesson Plan for Creativity

Kama Nickerson
Grade Level: 1st Grade

Subjects: Social Studies

Students will create an art project for Martin Luther King by creating a world, and writing on their hand how they would help the world.

Standards Addressed:
VA:Cr2.1.1a Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.

Overview: Students will do an indepth research on an insect and it's habitat.  They will create a clay model depicting the parts of the insect and be able to explain and habitat choices.  

Website: https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2014/01/mlk-day-activity-for-kids.html

2 sheets of paper per child, blue and green paint, red glitter glue, a pencil, marker, and scissors.

1. Introduce Martin Luther King with Brain Pop Video
2. Students discuss how we can help the world like MLK did and write down ideas
3. View teacher art model
4. Students trace hands and cut out
5. Paint the world with blue and green sponge paints
6. Glue hand onto the world
7. Add red heart glitter glue

Students have a verbal assessment explaining why they wrote what they did on the hand and present the art project to class.