How Many FacialExpressions Can Someone Hide? By: Steph Yetter
• Grade Level: 3rd• Estimated Time: 90 minutes• Objectives: • Students will learn about different facial expressions and how to illustrate them. • Students will be able to connect to how Snow White’s stepmother’s happy disguised expression deceived Snow White and allowed her to believe she was a good person. • From this, students will be able to identify strangers and learn not to trust them based off of how “nice” they look.
3 rd Grade PA Standard• 10.3.3.A: Recognize safe/unsafe practices in the home, school and community.• 10.3.3.B: Recognize emergency situations and explain appropriate responses.• 10.3.3.C: Recognize conflict situations and identify strategies to avoid or resolve.• 9.1.3.B: Recognize, know, use and demonstrate a variety of appropriate arts elements and principles to produce, review and revise original works in the arts. • Visual Arts: • paint • draw • craft• 9.1.3.C: Recognize and use fundamental vocabulary within each of the arts forms.• 9.1.3.E: Demonstrate the ability to define objects, express emotions, illustrate an action or relate an experience through creation of works in the arts.
Resources • Yue Minjun (Artist Inspiration) • Facial Expression • http://www.remediosvaro.biz/yue_min • http://www.kraftykid.com/learn- jun.html how-to-draw-facial-expressions- craft-lesson • Stranger Danger Website • http://www.free-for- • Color Symbolism kids.com/stranger-danger.shtml • http://www.three- musketeers.net/mike/colors.html• News Channel WDSU6 –Safety Now Report • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8 • SpongeBob’s Facial Expressions o9I3D5ka4&feature=related • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= XoIG2RbaLNc • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Movie • Stranger Danger Video • Drawing cartoon facial features overall website (mouths, eyes, and nose) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= GOe60-0Pgj4 • http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/ drawing-lessons/drawing-faces- lessons/index.html
Guiding Questions• “What about the old hag made Snow White thinks he was nice and could trust her?”• “What was it about her facial expressions?”• “Did her nice, friendly, and smiling facial expression help to make Snow White think this stranger was good?”• “Have you ever showed an emotion to someone when you really didnt’t mean it?”
“The Hook”• SpongeBob’s Facial Expressions • http://www.youtube.c om/watch?v=XoIG2Rb aLNc
Guided Activity• After students practice in their seats with one another…• Have students volunteer to come up in front of the class to make each one of the different faces• While they are up there point out how each facial expression has different shapes of eyebrows, nose, mouth, eyes, etc.
Extension• Have a lesson on a different culture that creates masks. You could teach the students the history of the culture and why they have masks and how they are made. This could even tie into a time when your school has Heritage day.
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