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LESSON SUMMARY FROM PAM STEPHENS
Title of Lesson
Who is Eating the Sun?
K (Ages 5-6)
Identify simple subjects expressed in artworks
Develop and demonstrate manipulative skills when drawing
Ask students to listen carefully as the story is read to determine what the story is about. Tell them that they will decide the answer to the title. Look at masterworks with animals or time of day as the main idea.
Draw a Picture to Show Who is Eating the Sun
Read the book
Ask students to draw who they think is eating the sun
Add a sun in eclipse.
Reflect upon processes and ideas
Accurately identify simple subjects expressed in artworks
Cannot or will not accurately identify simple subjects expressed in artworks
Identifies simple subjects expressed in artworks with limited accuracy
Accurately identifies simple subjects expressed in artworks
Develop manipulative skills when drawing
Cannot or will not develop manipulative skills when drawing
Demonstrates limited development of manipulative skills when drawing
Demonstrates strong growth of manipulative skills when drawing
Thoughtfully reflect upon processes and ideas
Cannot or will not thoughtfully reflect upon processes and ideas
Reflects upon processes and ideas but with narrow supporting evidence of understanding
Thoughtfully reflects upon processes and ideas while providing supporting evidence of understanding
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