Mrs. T's Classroom Blog

Friday, May 1, 2015

Henri Rousseau Art






 
This is my sample:

We used scratch foam to create Henri Rousseau inspired jungle prints. We used the same print four times. We drew a tiger in three parts and added it to the print background with clay so that it became 3D.
 
I had the students draw their tiger but here is a pattern:
 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Parts of a Plant






We used the ABCYA Animate App on the iPad to create an animation for the parts of a plant.
 
We also used the Pixie App to measure with cubes:



Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Needs of a Plant



We used the Doodlecast Mini App to draw and write about a plants needs.
This is a cute song we learned to help us remember the needs of plants.

Doodlecast Mini Preview

Spring Poems




The students came up with a list of Spring words and then chose five to create a list poem. They typed them into the Visual Poetry App to create the flower shape.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bear Cinquain Poems




We used the Pixie App to draw a bear and then typed in a Cinquain poem about bears. We came up with a list of adjectives, verbs and phrases together before creating our Cinquain poems.
 

How to Draw a Bear

I put their poems into book creator and uploaded it to ibooks for them to enjoy reading on the iPad.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Monet Frog Art




We drew frogs in the Pixie app and then used the Superimopse app to fuse them into a Monet art piece after reading:
 We put the picture into the Pic Collage app and wrote three facts about frogs.


Thursday, April 9, 2015

ai Snail Art






We drew a snail and then made a list of ai words. We wrote the ai words with white crayon and then water colored over it.
Here are a couple of cute books to read:

 

Friday, April 3, 2015

Jelly Bean Probability

 
 I gave each student a bag of jelly beans, they sorted them and then answered the probability questions. We made a circle with the jelly beans and drew lines from the dot in the middle to where two colors meet to create a pie chart.
 The bags had 4 colors in each: 9, 6, 4 and 2.


We also completed this free probability worksheet.