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A brief lesson idea on Art using pastels for Weather
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Dorothy Lea Subject: Art Title: Weather--Art Topic: Cloud Watching Objectives: To observe cloud shapes and movements Materials: drawing boards, light blue or gray paper, white chalk or pastels
Directions: On a partly cloudy day, walk to a park near school.
Have students lie on their backs to watch the clouds
move and to look at their shapes. Discuss with the
students what they observed. Give each student a
drawing board, piece of paper and chalk (pastel).
Each student selects a cloud to draw . Encourage
students to select a cloud that looks like something
other than a cloud to them.