Eric Carle Mural

Grade 1

Jenifer Cameron and Karen Stomberg,

After sharing the book Where are You Going? To See my Friend, students discuss real and abstract artwork. They will learn how to use texture rubbings to create torn paper animals and people. Students then assemble a collaborative work of art displaying characters from the book.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. be able to know the difference between abstract and realistic art.
  2. learn how to rub different textures onto paper.
  3. compare English style writing and Japanese style writing.
  4. learn how to tear a shape from paper.