3-5 Animal Portraiture with Merideth Ferrell: Lesson 4

LIVE on Wednesday, March 10th at 1:30pm

Program Description

Students will learn to draw a variety of animals from birds to sea turtles to foxes as they follow a guided tutorial with teaching artist, Merideth Ferrel. This lesson is all about finding an artistic way to showcase a student in their natural environment by incorporating important facts of each animal into a drawn depiction. This lesson touches on visual art and life science standards.

Printable Lesson Guides

Lesson 4 (English)


paper, pencil, eraser, and coloring supplies (ideally colored pencils or crayons, but markers can work as well)


This lesson touches on the following standards:

Arts Standard(s):

  • VA.10.CO1.3
  • VA.10.CO1.4
  • VA.10.CO1.5

Science Standard(s):

  • 3-LS3-2
  • 4-LS1-1
  • 5.LS2-1