Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K-5 | Age: 5-11 | Written by:
[Cathy is an art teacher from Fairview Elementary in Dayton Ohio.]
Students will create an narrative image that expresses a formal (shape of a) state with personal experience. They will choose a state, review that state and draw a picture using the shape of the state as a template.
Students will create an narrative image that expresses a formal (shape of a) state with personal experience.
What You Need:
What You Do:
- template of a state (we used Ohio)
- colored pencils
- large drawing or construction paper
- Review state facts, whatever state you choose.
- Review shape of the state.
- Students draw the state on the upper
left hand side of large drawing paper -- allowing room for hair and a
speech bubble to the right.
- Encourage students to incorporate sentences inside
the speech bubble:
- Hello my name is _____.
- I live in ______,city, state (ie: Dayton, Ohio).
- I am good at ______.
- My state is known for _______.
- Students then detail their state head with facial features.
- Encourage your students to really add their
own personality to these
Coloring Castle (State Outline Coloring Pages)
Writing State Reports
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