First grade students recently began a drawing unit learning to create portraits.
Students learned about the various shapes of facial features as they began exploring the drawing process.
First graders also explored the concepts of size and proportion as they learned to draw portraits.
Everyone learned to use an eraser for a drawing tool, not just to correct mistakes.
Learning to focus on drawing shapes and put them together to create a portrait is a fun challenge for the first graders.
Students did a great job learning the basic skills of drawing portraits.
Here are some examples of the students’ portrait drawings.