During this lesson, Fourth Grade students will explore, understanding, and discover the vast range of processes in Fiber Arts. By recognizing specific color schemes, students will plan and envision the yarn, string, and other objects used to create a specific color scheme. Students will learn how to dress a cardboard loom, study other types of looms, and test out the meditation aspect of weaving. They will choose to create a 3” by 5” mug rug, wall hanging, or a pouch (weaving around both sides of the loom).
I can prepare my own loom for weaving and plan a color pattern.” (Blooms: Evaluate, Comprehend, GLE: 1A, Art Learning: Color Theory Literacy: Vocabulary Words)
I can string a warp thread onto a loom. (Blooms: Apply, Create GLE: 3B, Art Learning: Dressing a Loom Numeracy: keeping track of order Literacy: Vocabulary Words)
I can use yarn with different colors and textures to create a pattern. (Blooms: Create, Create, 3B, Art Learning: Weaving Process Numeracy: Alternating order)
I can use techniques to finish my weaving. (Blooms: Apply, Create GLE: 3A, Art Learning: Weaving with different materials and patterns)
I can observe peers weaving to recognize learned techniques, patterns and materials. (Blooms: Understand and Remember, Reflect GLE: 2A, Art Learning: Weaving Techniques Literacy: Sentence Starters for Reflection)