Famous Frosty Faces: A Research Project with an Artistic Twist

Famous Frosty Faces: A Research Project with an Artistic Twist

Can be used for 3rd – 6th students.

Includes: PDF, 11 pages

Description

Students research and choose a famous artist that interests them. The planning sheets allow students to create a snowman according to the artist’s style. They will also need to research facts about this artist.

Students create a snowman according to the artist’s style using art supplies after they have completed their research and planning. The final product can be mounted onto a sheet of construction papers with the artist information.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.

Included: Sample photos, list of artists, list of possible student resources, planning sheet, 2 different writing sheets

I love this! The title caught my attention, but the lesson is just as important! This is a fantastic way to combine computer-generated research/practice in writing and my favorite…art! Thank you so much for sharing!

This is a great way to learn about other artists in a creative and unique way. It’s also great that you can tie it into writing. Thank you!

Standards

Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

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