Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Name: Hector Buitrago
Grade Level: Pre-Kindergarten - Kindergarten
Content area(s): Math, Science and Visual Arts
Classroom Time: Two 45 minute sessions
Purpose: Recognize symmetry in their everyday world, in art and in nature, and explore the life cycle of a butterfly
Math skill: Recognizing symmetry
Visual Arts Skill: Recognizing symmetry in art
Science Skill: Life cycles and characteristics of organisms
Supplies: Internet access, mirror, sentence strip, pictures, symmetrical book like â€śLets Fly a Kiteâ€ť (MathStart 2) by Stuart J Murphy, symmetrical and asymmetrical objects in the room, coffee filters, water based
markers, cup or spray bottle of water, pipe cleaner or clothespin, stick about 1 foot long, rice, corkscrew pasta, seashell pasta, bowtie pasta, glue, paper and pencil
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.