Alaska Bear Dreams

Grade 1

Jenifer Cameron and Karen Stomberg, Art Specialists

Students learn about the habits and habitats of Alaskaís bears. After reading and sharing a childrenís book on bears, students explore the topic of hibernation. They create a drawing of a hibernating bear, complete with cut paper shapes representing the bearís dreams.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about the three types of bears that live in Alaska.
  2. be introduced to secondary colors.
  3. practice creating texture with drawn lines.
  4. use their imagination to create shapes that represent dreams.