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    Welcome to Art!!!

    The visual arts are an integral part of a child's education.  The arts provide an outlet for students to use their imagination and creativity to solve problems.  Visual art allows students the freedom to think outside the box to find original solutions to problems.  Reaserch shows that students who take art score better on standerdized tests.  Take a look at what we'll be learning about this year in art:

    5th: 

    • No Place for Hate Painted Rocks
    • Color Theory color wheel/color schemes
    • Pop Art
      • Themes (popular culture, everyday objects)
      • Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein
    • Contemporary Art
    • Creative Careers
    • Clay
    • Self Portrait
    • Symbols
    • Discussions of artists and works of art

    4th:

    • No Place for Hate Painted Rocks
    • Piet Mondrian
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Wassily Kandinsky
    • Realism to Abstraction
      • Why artist make art
      • How Invention of the camera changed Art
      • Realism
      • Abstract
      • Non-Objective
    • Painting Techniques, mixing tints and shades
    • Clay
    • Native American Art
    • Georgia O'Keefe 
    • Discussions of artists and works of art

    3rd:

    • No Place For Hate Painted Rocks
    • Henri Matisse Fauve Self Portrait
    • District Art Assessment (NOT A TEST) 
    • Color Schemes: Warm, Cool, Monochromatic
    • Directed Drawing (I draw, they draw)
    • Ancient Egypt
    • Reniassance  
    • Paper Mache
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • Discussions of artists and works of art

    2nd:

    • Henri Matisse
    • Projects about different Cultures:
      • Day of the Dead (Mexico)
      • Dragons (China)
      • Russian Architecture
    • Collage
    • Warm and Cool Color Schemes
    • Directed Drawing (I draw, they draw)
    • Listening to books
    • Discussing works of art

    1st:

    • Contiuing drawing, cutting and gluing practice
    • Leonardo Da Vinci Robots
    • Fall Leaves
    • Owls
    • fore ground, middle ground, back ground
    • Using pattern, Symmetry, geometric shapes
    • Directed Drawing (I draw, they draw)
    • Tribal Art: Native American, African
    • Listening to books
    • Discussing works of art

    Kinder:

    • Using shapes and lines to make pictures
    • Using pattern and symmetry
    • Directed Drawing (I draw, they draw)
    • Painting
    • Cave Art
    • Mixing Primary colors to make Secondary colors
    • Learning about Eric Carle, and Dr Suess
    • Listening to books

     

    Thanks for visiting!