Digital James Rizzi Cityscape Art Project
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Overview of How to Make Digital James Rizzi Buildings
The download contains a two-page PDF with directions on how to access the templates. And this document comes ready to go in Google Drive, so don’t worry about trying to figure out how to import it into your Drive!
I’ve included directions for some basics like copy/pasting, rotating, ordering, and adjusting the size of images as well as how to color the buildings.
- 2nd Grade through 5th Grade
You Will Receive
- 1 Non-Editable PDF – Basic overview of the art project included.
- Google Drive Access Link – A link to download the digital James Rizzi cityscape templates located on page 3 of the PDF.)
- 15 Student Directions Slides – These explain how to use some of the basic features of Google Slides including how to copy/paste, rotate, scale up/down, and change the order of objects in a layout.
- 10 Student Useable Background Slides – These include solid colored backgrounds that match the moveable pieces. This is where kids will place their shapes onto. Any background not being used can be deleted once they have selected which one they want to work with.
- 215 Moveable Objects – These items can be copied and pasted into the background slides mentioned above. They will use these items to design their digital cityscape. (DISCLAIMER: the graphics used in this file may not be used to create commercial resources).
- 1 James Rizzi Biography for Kids – This is a one page document about the life and work of the artist. It is fully editable.
- 4 Teacher Examples – The last four slides of the deck can be used to demonstrate on and show your class a completed version of the project. Do not include these when you assign it to your class. Do not include these when you send a copy of the art project to your students.
- Each template page is designed on 8.5×11″ slides and can be printed if desired.
Frequently Asked Questions About Digital James Rizzi Cityscape Project
- Does this work in Schoology, Microsoft Teams, Seesaw, and Canvas? Yes! Anything created in Google Slides can be shared with kids. You’re just using those LMS’s to assign things.
- Do kids need their own Google account to use this? Yes, they will need access to Slides to work in this program, However, you can download the file in PowerPoint and have your class use that instead. Keep reading to learn more.
- Can I use these digital James Rizzi cityscape templates in PowerPoint? Absolutely. Anything made in Google Slides can be downloaded into PowerPoint. First, open the file. Then, go to FILE >> DOWNLOAD >> MICROSOFT POWERPOINT.
- Can students add their own shapes within this document? Yes! Kids can use the shape and line tools to add their own unique touch to their cityscape. Your class can use the polyline and scribble tools to create more complex shapes. Both tools can be found by tapping on the line tool in the toolbar at the top of the screen.
- How do I get the digital James Rizzi templates to show up in my school Google account if I accidentally opened it in my personal account? Very easy. First, log out of your personal account. Then, log into your school Google account. Lastly, click on the link in the PDF and it will show up in your Drive.
- Do I need to buy a download for each student? No. But you do need to purchase a license for each adult who will use it in your school.
- I downloaded your PDF, but I can’t figure out where to access the Google Slides document. Click the link with the pointing arrow on Page 3.