Item Number: PRI-GALLERY
Technology Integration: Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Graphics, Presentation, Word Processing
Program: Google, Google Drawings, Google Slides
Computer Lessons for Elementary, Google Drawings in the Classroom: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoGallery Parent Letter, TechnoGallery Certificate, TechnoGallery Skill Summary, Art Gallery Rubric, Artist Self-Reflection
Google Drawings and Google Slides Samples: Animated Art Gallery Sample, Patterns Sample Artwork, Lines Sample Artwork, Shapes Sample Artwork, Text Sample Art Work, Crop and Recolor Sample Artwork
Assignment 1: Become an Art Critic
View a sample animated art gallery and answer questions about the artwork.
Assignment 2: Discover Lines
Explore Google Drawings. Discover how to draw straight, curvy, and jagged lines.
Assignment 3: Design a Pattern using Lines
Study patterns in common objects. Design a pattern using lines.
Assignment 4: Express Yourself as a Cartoon
Be creative! Make a cartoon face that expresses an emotion using lines.
Assignment 5: Explore Shapes
Experiment with drawing and formatting shapes. Customize color and object order.
Assignment 6: Construct Animals using Shapes
Follow step-by-step instructions to draw animals such as a cat, tiger, or bear.
Assignment 7: Tell a Story
Apply drawing skills to create a picture that tells a story using shapes and lines.
Assignment 8: Have Fun with Text
Experiment with text and word art. Format font, size, style, color, and alignment.
Assignment 9: Make a Picture from Text
Design a picture using text that sends a message.
Assignment 10: Try Recolor and Crop Options
Explore the image recolor and cropping options. Adjust contrast and brightness.
Assignment 11: Create Colorful Artwork
Make a repetitive design that shares an idea.
Assignment 12: Save Pictures to use in Art Gallery
Save Google Drawings as pictures.
Assignment 13: Exhibit Artwork in a Gallery
Produce an animated art gallery. Insert artwork into frames and apply transitions.
Assignment 14: Host a Digital Art Show
Share art gallery with an audience as part of a digital art show.
Optional Computer Lessons for Elementary Grades:
- Edit Points: Adjust points in a Google Drawing,
- Trace a Photo: Trace outline of an object using drawing tools.
- Print as a Handout: Reduce a presentation to 1 printed page.