Dinosaur Texture

Grade 2

Linda Pfisterer and John Lentine, Art Specialists

Students look at many dinosaur species and then concentrate on their shapes as they draw a dinosaur. The texture on the dinosaur's body is rubbed on from texture boards. Students collage and draw a background with layers of land for the dinosaur.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. practice making a contour line drawing of a dinosaur.
  2. skillfully use crayons, scissors and glue.
  3. use implied texture on a dinosaur with a crayon rubbing technique.
  4. practice tearing paper for a foreground and background in a dinosaur collage.
  5. apply an art and dinosaur vocabulary as they discuss their collages.