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Textures in Nature: Part 1

In this 3-part series about textures in nature, we will be exploring the physical sensations associated with natural surfaces within the scope of language, anatomy, and art. Part 1 includes language arts and using one’s imagination, then sensory exploration and implication.

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Jul 6, 2022


Swiping your feet over the grass or rolling a pinecone in between your hands, observing the clouds in the sky, or looking closely at moss growing on a rock - these are all examples of actions that can give you a sense of texture, two of which are tangible (it can be held and touched) and the other two, implied (it is experienced mentally as related to other senses).
In this 3-part series about textures in nature, we will be exploring the physical sensations associated with natural surfaces within the scope of language, anatomy, and art.
Part 1 includes language arts and using one’s imagination, then sensory exploration and implication.

This lesson plan is comprised of several parts, listed here:

Textures in Language Arts

  • Adjective Generator activity
  • Textures in Nature activity

Imagining Textures

  • Stop and Think activity

Texture Sensory Exploration

  • Create a Touch Box activity
  • Explore "Implied Nature" activity

Extensions

Sample Learning Standards

Download the full lesson plan PDF here.

This resource was created by Abigail Schmid, Von Scully, and Kate Reilly.


Written by:

barreladmin

Tags: Ecosystems

July 6, 2022