Piasa Bird Lesson (Part 1) Download


Integration Ideas: Legends|Myth|Native Americans|Social Studies|Visual Art
Concepts/Skills Taught: Body|Body-Line|Body-Shape|Imagination|Movement|Shape|Shape/Line/Level
Room Arrangements: Open

SKU: 4238 Category:


Piasa Bird Lesson (Part 1): Exploring Visual Elements

Objective: students will explore how to use visual elements to enhance a drama.

Students will explore adding visual elements to a drama through the Native American legend of the Piasa bird.   They will identify the visual elements of shape, line, form, and texture in a work of art (part of the 4th grade objectives).  Part 2 of this lesson adds narration to the students’ interpretations for the bird.  This lesson is part of our recommended sequence in the Fourth Grade Curriculum