The book Drawn Together is about two people who connect through drawing. In this project, students identify the elements line, shape, texture, value, space and color through an artistic creativity exercise of exchanging a collaborative artwork back and forth with a mystery art partner.
Detailed lesson sequence
Reading Art Slides
Use this slide deck to read the images prior to reading the text. Students will predict the story, conflict, and characters relationships.
Grade level specific creativity exercises to see shapes from lines.
Pilot Lesson Video
This video shows excerpts from the pilot sessions of this lesson. This is optional to support the teacher's understanding of the project.
Value & Texture Exercise
Students practice two elements of visual art
The videos below are designed to be played for students. Where they fit into the lesson plan is listed.
Creativity Exercise-Lesson 2 Step 7
Lesson 2 Step 10
Lesson 3 Step 4
Simple Lines-Lesson 2 Step 9
Lesson 3 Step 1
Lesson 4 Step 1