Intro to Color K-2
1 Introduction of Lesson-Intro to Color
Teacher will introduce the app and provide visual aid to students by projecting the app on the promethean board and providing direct instruction on the specific features prior to student practice.
Teacher will give explanation of the whole lesson, telling students of the paint mixing activity that will proceed the app introduction.
Students will attend to visual aid and direct instruction of the Intro to Colors app.
2 Gudied practice- Intro to Color
Teacher will provide tablets to students, then move through the app's tools and activities in the order that the students will be asked to do so; introducing all needed pieces for successful independent practice.
Students will attend to direct instruction, following along with the activities on the device at the teacher's pace.
3 Independent Practice-Intro to Color app
Teacher will be moving around and available for questions and help during this independent practice time.
Students will practice independently on the introduced app, experimenting with the mixing of primary colors to produce variations of secondary colors within a certain span of time to be determined by the teacher.
4 Direct Instruction - Intro to mixing with paint
Teacher will provide three examples of mixing paint of primary color to create a secondary color with explanation of variation based on amounts of each color used.
Examples will be provided by teacher mixing paint in glass jars so class is able to observe the colors going in and being mixed
Students will attend and observe presentation with anticipation of guided and independent practice.
5 Guided Practice- Paint mixing
Teacher will provide mixing supplies: paint, condiment cups and cotton swabs for mixing paint.
Teacher will move around assisting young students in independent mixing,
Students will use paint, cotton swabs, and condiment cups to mix small amounts of primary paint colors to produce at least one variation of each secondary color.
6 Wrap Up
Teacher will guide a discussion on the success of the students activities, answer questions, etc.
Students will participate in a discussion on how successful their practicing was in both areas of instruction, ask questions, make comments, etc.