Grade Range: K-2
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 20 Minutes
Date Posted: 7/11/2013
Think about your favorite building in the world.If it's nearby, go out and take a picture of it, if not, pull a photo out of a book or off of the internet. Then use this picture to identify all of the geometric shapes you can see that make up the building, shapes the building's architect used to bring his or her idea to life. Part of an OurStory module entitled Building Beautiful Buildings, this activity includes step-by-step instructions and background information on architecture. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum objects, and hands-on activities.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)