Lesson Plan

Build your dream house

At the end of the session, students will be able to make a house that they want to live in the futrue
Jungyeon K.
Classroom teacher
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
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My Grades 12
My Subjects Science, Social Studies, Arts, Health & Wellness
  • Students will be able to draw a house with detail that they want to live in 
  • Students will be able to sufficiently materialize the house based on their drawings
  • Students will be able to understand the features of materials given and use them appropriately


Grades 5 - 8
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Draw/Sketch your dream house

  • Tell students that there are a lot of different types of houses and make sure they are creative on what they are drawing
  • Show the video "How to draw a Cartoon House" only when some students are having trouble with drawing
Student Instructions
  • Think about what are the things that you consider important in your dream house
  • Be creative on what kind of house you want to live in
  • Start to think about what kind of material you will going to use in this activity

2 Build your dream house

  • Allow students to bring their own materials if they need some
  • Allow students to finish them after class
  • Show the video "DIY-How to make Folk Art House from Recycled Box" as an example
  • Put the other link on the projector until the end of the class
Student Instructions
  • Be creative on how you are going to make your house
  • It should be a 3D model house