Third Grade ◆ Lesson Ten
Visual thinking is key to awareness of the built environment.
Social structure, culture and the built environment have a direct influence on one another.
The creative process is basic to design.
Aesthetics is the artistic component of architecture.
Architecture satisfies emotional and spiritual needs in addition to physical needs.
Past, current and future technologies influence design decisions.
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18 x 24-inch grid paper Pencils in various colors Rulers Markers Photos of different types of houses (included) Floor-plan drawings from Lesson No. 9
VOCABuLARy (See glossary for definitions)
A. The teacher shows the class photographs of different types of houses (includ- ed) and explains the way houses look can vary greatly – some are one floor and some are two or more floors. Also explain that houses can be constructed with different materials, and in different colors and styles of architecture.