Students will create a half self-portrait and write a poem about themselves in the background. Students can choose to write an 'I Am' poem, an Acrostic, or any other type of poem that they choose. Students will use proportion to learn how to draw a portrait and how to draw eyes, nose, mouth, ears, eyebrows, hair, etc. This lesson can easily be adapted using the materials students have available at home.
How can visual art connect to poetry?
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To view lesson resources students will need an internet device such as a cell-phone, or wifi access and a laptop or tablet.
A variety of materials can be used for this project including paper, pencil, crayons, markers, sharpies, colored pencils, and oil pastels.
- VA.CR Creating - I can make artwork using a variety of materials, techniques, and processes.
- VA.CR.1 I can use the elements and principles of art to create artwork.
- VA.CR.2 I can use different materials, techniques, and processes to make art.
Lesson Created By: AllisonPitre