Teachers Lesson Plans

My own tree: Grade K-3


After showing students the landscapes in the Lord Dalhousie Lesson Plan, especially the work by Charles Forrest, Exact Resemblance of the foliage of the Wood in Canada in October-November, ask them to find a favourite tree in their neighbourhood and to bring in a leaf from this tree. Students will then make their own special tree.


Students will identify and recognize principles of design, especially symmetry and asymmetry.


Students will use a variety of materials, tools and techniques to create symmetrical and asymmetrical works.


Students will explain how the principles of design are used to create symmetrical and asymmetrical works.

Cross Curriculum Links:

English, Language Arts


2 60-minute sessions