House Glyph Directions
Follow the directions carefully.
Roof Color - Color the roof to represent the kind of house you have.
One-story house – brown Mobile home – red Apartment – blue
Two-Story House- Black
Number of Windows – Draw a window to indicate each person who lives in your house.
House Color – Color the walls of the house to represent the number of brothers and sisters you have.
0 = green 1 = yellow 2 = tan 3 = purple 4+ = orange
Door Color – Color the door of your house to represent your favorite subject in school. If more than one favorite subject incorporate the colors into your door.
Reading – red Math – blue Science – brown Social Studies – white
PE/Recess- Polka Dots Music/Art- Strips
Doorknob color – Color the doorknob to represent the pet you like best.
Dog = black Cat = purple Bird = orange Other = yellow
Chimneys – Put a chimney on your house to represent each pet you have.
Flowers along the bottom – Draw flowers along the bottom of the house to represent the number of the month in which you were born.
Leaves on the flowers – Put green leaves on the flowers you drew equal to the number of the day of the month on which you were born.
Parents – Put curtains in the windows to represent who lives at your house.
Both parents = long curtains One = short curtains Neither = None
Take up the houses and have students try to identify who each belongs to using the key.