Carving Tools at Mount Rushmore for Grades K, 1 and 2
- Grade Level:
- Kindergarten-Second Grade
- Visual Arts
- One to two 45-minute sessions
- National/State Standards:
- Visual Arts for Kindergarten through 2nd grade
U.S. National Standards for Visual Arts
Grade k-4 Visual Arts Standard 1 (http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/standards/national/arts-standards/k-4/visual-arts/visual-arts-1.aspx)
OverviewStudents will practice identifying and correctly naming geometric shapes within Mount Rushmore. Students will learn about the marks that carving tools make. Students will also learn about the processes of rock removal at Mount Rushmore and why the different tools were used at each point of the process.
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