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Lumps Bumps, Gritty and Soft!: Grade K-3


After exploring the complex visual worlds of M.C. Escher, students will learn how to identify, recognize and discuss texture, an element of design, and patterning, a principle of design, then incorporate that learning into a texture poster.


Students will learn to identify and recognize the elements of design with a special emphasis on texture.


Students will produce pattern in the creation of a texture poster.


Students will describe texture, an element of design, in a variety of art works as it relates to their own knowledge and experience.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of mathematics, Language arts.


2-3 20 minute periods