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   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 1 :
1) Engage in self-directed exploration and imaginative play with art materials.

a. Use motor skills to create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Finger painting, watercolors, paper collage, and rubbings.

b. Use motor skills to create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Rolling, folding, cutting, molding, pinching and pulling clay.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 2 :
2) Explore and experiment with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Family portrait or gadget printing.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Pinch pots or found-object sculptures.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 10 :
10) Select and describe works of art that illustrate daily life experiences.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 2 :
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Are You Sleeping?
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson16.html
Description:

Students will measure space and furniture using their feet.  They will analyze Bed (Lit à la Turque) by Jean-Baptiste Tilliard.  At home, students will sketch their bed and measure it with their feet.  In class, the students will compare and contrast the size of their bed with Bed (Lit à la Polonaise).



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (2) 3 :
3) Extend skills by individually following sequential steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: Use the book A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle.
Create a real or imagined home.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Lines for Interiors - A Series of Views
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Second-Grade-Lesson-1.pdf
Description:

Students will describe shapes and details seen in art.  They will observe the classroom and draw exterior contour lines and add detailed interior contour lines.  They will move to different viewpoints in the room and draw alternate views.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (2) 1 :
1) Brainstorm collaboratively to create a work of art.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 2 :
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Forms for Characters
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Second-Grade-Lesson-5.pdf
Description:

Students will brainstorm character traits described in a story. They will make a preliminary sketch of the character.  Finally, students will create a three-dimensional face in clay.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, and lesson plan included in PDF. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 5 :
5) Create and tell a story with art that communicates about a familiar person, place, or thing.

Example: Use symbols and details to help tell a story.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 5 :
5) Create an artwork based on observation of familiar objects and scenes that reflect their own social or cultural identity.

Example: Draw a picture of a celebration.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 2 :
2) Explore personal interests and curiosities with a range of art materials.

a. Create two-dimensional art.

Examples: Paper-weaving, drawing, and resist painting.

Use book about weaving, The Goat in the Rug by Charles L. Blood & Martin Link.

b. Create three-dimensional art.

Examples: Clay animals and pipe cleaner sculptures.

Use a book about clay, When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: All in the Family
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson33.html
Description:

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.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 5 :
5) Create and tell a story with art that communicates about a familiar person, place, or thing.

Example: Use symbols and details to help tell a story.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 14 :
14) Create art that tells a story about a life experience.

Example: Create an artwork showing a personal experience.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 5 :
5) Create an artwork based on observation of familiar objects and scenes that reflect their own social or cultural identity.

Example: Draw a picture of a celebration.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 10 :
10) Select and describe works of art that illustrate daily life experiences.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Remembering Waiting
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson22.html
Description:

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.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (1) 5 :
5) Create an artwork based on observation of familiar objects and scenes that reflect their own social or cultural identity.

Example: Draw a picture of a celebration.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 10 :
10) Select and describe works of art that illustrate daily life experiences.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 12 :
12) Interpret art by identifying the mood or feeling suggested by a work of art through subject matter and visual qualities.

Examples: Talk about color qualities and composition in Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Arts Education (1 - 2)
Title: Pippin's Story
URL: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/counting-art/pippin.html
Description:

Students will analyze the painting style of Horace Pippin.  They will analyze the painting, School Studies.  Then, they will create a painting of a room in their house based on Pippin's "secret number."



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 6 :
6 ) Compare cultural similarities and differences in individuals, families, and communities.

Examples: celebrations, food, traditions

[SS2010] LWT2 (2) 3 :
3 ) Use various primary sources, including calendars and timelines, for reconstructing the past.

Examples: historical letters, stories, interviews with elders, photographs, maps, artifacts

[ARTS] VISA (0) 5 :
5) Create and tell a story with art that communicates about a familiar person, place, or thing.

Example: Use symbols and details to help tell a story.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 14 :
14) Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.

Subject: Social Studies (K - 2), Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Make Your Own Quilt Square
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/women/women_quiltsquare.pdf
Description:

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.



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