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STATE HEADS

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Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K-5 | Age: 5-11 | Written by: Cathy Jeffers
[Cathy is an art teacher from Fairview Elementary in Dayton Ohio.]
Summary:

Students will create an narrative image that expresses a formal (shape of a) state with personal experience. They will choose a state, review that state and draw a picture using the shape of the state as a template.

Objectives:

Students will create an narrative image that expresses a formal (shape of a) state with personal experience.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Review state facts, whatever state you choose.

  2. Review shape of the state.

  3. Students draw the state on the upper left hand side of large drawing paper -- allowing room for hair and a speech bubble to the right.

  4. Encourage students to incorporate sentences inside the speech bubble:

    • Hello my name is _____.
    • I live in ______,city, state (ie: Dayton, Ohio).
    • I am good at ______.
    • My state is known for _______.

  5. Students then detail their state head with facial features.

  6. Encourage your students to really add their own personality to these wonderful heads.
Recommended Resources:

Coloring Castle (State Outline Coloring Pages)
http://www.coloringcastle.com/state_coloring_pages.html

Recommended Books/Products:
Writing State Reports
Step-by-step instructions for writing reports on the 50 U.S. states. Tips on research, writing, and classroom projects.

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