These are all questions discussed with 1st graders in the past few weeks. Students know the difference between geometric and free-form shapes, as well as the difference between shapes and forms.
Students discussed the South African culture, Ndebele, who are famous for their brightly painted homes. Students identified patterns, lines, and shapes in the designs.
Students turned an ordinary paper lunch bag into a bright, bold, colorful sculpture inspired by the Ndebele people.