# Lesson Ideas

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Scale Drawing

Scale Drawing

Like to draw in a big way? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby show you how to resize images and use scale drawing to make pictures larger and smaller! They’ll guide you through a sample problem to help you figure out how to use ratios to find the scale of your original image and that of the final product. You’ll also see what can happen if your height and width scales are different. Lastly, you’ll discover how using a grid can help you keep things nice and neat. Anyone can be an artist!

## Picasso Lesson Plan: Original Self-Portraits

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Pablo Picasso's life and the significance and influence of his art in art history. Students will compare and contrast realistic and abstract art, and then create a Picasso-inspired portrait combining front and profile views.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Ratios, Proportion, and Percents Lesson Plan: Making Real-World Connections

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students use BrainPOP resources to define and give examples of a ratio, proportion, and percent. Students then solve word problems and equations to find ratios, proportions and percents. See more »

## Famous Artists and Musicians Lesson Plan: Who Inspires YOU?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the life and works of a self-selected musician or artist. Students will research their chosen musician or artist and then create an original composition inspired by the person they researched.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »