Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Biographies: The Characters are Beginning to Take Shape - Section 2: Life-Size Cut-Outs


Because of the time of year, we have usually completed this project in the gym.  This year was so warm and moisture free that I thought it would be fun to try it outside.  The kids did great, we just had a few complications from being outside.  The wind was blowing slightly and it was difficult to keep the papers on the ground.  The kids also kept stepping on the paper and the footprints were horrible on their figures.  In the gym you still get footprints, but not this bad.  Hopefully they can cover it up as they decorate the figure.

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  Adjustments to Practice: The Gym Might Work Best
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Biographies: The Characters are Beginning to Take Shape

Unit 13: The Story of My Life - Biographies
Lesson 4 of 17

Objective: SWBAT create a visual representation of their biography subject to use in their presentation of information to the class. Students will also continue to gather information as we continue to read "Who was Dr. Seuss."

Big Idea: We are making LIFE-SIZE representations of the people we are studying in our biographies by tracing our bodies and dressing them up as the that person. We will also read further in "Who was Dr. Seuss?"

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English / Language Arts, non-fiction (Reading), biography, informational text, art, Dr. Seuss
  60 minutes
life size cut out creations 3
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