Exploring FamilyRelationships Through Family Trees! By: Megan Roney
Presentation Overview Objective Materials Inspired Resources and Vocabulary Procedures Essential Questions Evaluation Procedures Extensions and Modifications
Objective Students will be able to exhibit an understanding of family characteristics and relationships by creating a family tree using a combination of construction paper, markers, and natural materials that will represent their family dynamics. 3rd Grade Estimated Time: 2-2.5 hours
Materials Guided Activity Art Activity Paper (8.5 in. x 11 in.) Small terra cotta pot Markers/Colored Pencils 2 packages of clay Pencils or Pens Construction paper Hole punch Scissors Ribbon Markers Sticks Hot glue gun Glue or tape Materials to decorate pot
Inspired ResourcesHansel and Andrew Gretel Jamieson HubskyDon IvanRosa
Procedures Content Read Hansel and Gretel Discuss family characteristics and associated words Discuss family relationships Guided Activity Create Venn Diagram Compare student family, partner family, and Hansel and Gretel’s family
Procedures: Essential Questions How is your family made up? Are their certain responsibilities that each member in your family takes on? Are your family attributes different than your classmates? Than Hansel and Gretel? Do you and your siblings fight?
Andy GoldsworthyCreating art with natural materials!
Extensions/Modification Recycled newspaper instead of construction paper Content Birth order Responsibilities within the family Family traditions and family diversity
Links to Inspired Resources http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=5000 Where I got some of my ideas for my content http://www.morning- earth.org/artistnaturalists/an_goldsworthy.html Pictures of artwork made from natural materials http://www.jamiesongallery.com/ Coat of Arms examples by Andrew Jamieson http://www.coatofarmsartist.com/familytrees.html Different types of family trees and coats of arms http://www.artrick-playground.com/article/The-Donald- Duck-Family-Tree/1496/22784 Picture of the Donald Duck family tree by Don Rosa http://artgallery.com.ua/bigpicture.php?Artist=11&ID=029 Family tree painting by Hubsky Ivan http://lifeoutsidethebathroom.blogspot.com/2010_11_01_ archive.html Picture of the Simpson siblings