Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Name: Silvia Romano
Grade Level: Grade Pre â€“ K â€“ Kindergarten
Content area(s): Language Art and Visual Art
Classroom Time: Two 45 minute periods
Purpose: Distinguishing the difference between the author and the illustrator, how the illustrations are created through the use of experimenting with colors and techniques, style in art and the orderly arrangement of forms to create a design
ELA skill: Discuss the title and roles of author and illustrator of a book
ELA skill: Learn that illustrations could be made using different techniques
Visual Arts skill: Recognize basic colors and experiment with colors, forms and lines
Visual Arts skill: Place forms in an orderly arrangement to create one design
Visual Arts skill: Study and learn an artistâ€™s â€śstyleâ€ť (Eric Carle)
Cardboard/white art paper approximately 10â€ť by 10â€ť â€“ one per student, green, blue, yellow and red paint, paint brushes, pencils, scissors, glue, circle and oval stencils of different sizes, construction paper, markers/crayons/oil pastels
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.