Students will analyze illuminated letters. They will tell personal stories and illustrate them. Students will illuminate a letter that represents the most important part of their story.
Students will identify primary colors on a color wheel. They will select red, yellow, and blue from a box of oil pastels. They will paint a picture of a room in their house. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will analyze the painting A Centennial of Independence by Henri Rousseau. They will draw a scene of a team doing an outdoor activity. They will use crayons or colored pencils to draw their scenes.
Students will analyze a painting depicting a family. They will use modeling clay to create sculptures of family members. They will use markers to add features and hair and clothe the sculpture using scrap fabric or paper. They will create a room for the family members in a diorama box.
Students will analyze Waiting by Edgar Degas. Working in groups, students will create a story about the two women in the painting. They will create a pastel drawing of a time they had to wait for something. They will write a story describing their painting. They will compare and contrast their painting and Waiting.
Students will analyze the painting, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, by Mary Cassatt. They will paint a special place where they like to spend quiet time.
Students will analyze the painting, Street to Mbari, by Joseph Lawrence. They will draw and paint a scene where people gather.
Students will analyze the painting, The Farm, by Joan Miró. They will imagine and draw their favorite place.
Students will draw an imaginary adventure. The adventure can be a place they have visited or a new place and include the transportation, people they will see, and activities they will do.
In this learning activity, students will learn about women's history and making quilts. Students will make a quilt square in honor of a person who is important to them.
In this activity, students create their own family flag using colors and pictures that have personal meaning.