Students will analyze a small corner of a painting, focusing on color, line, shape, mood, and imagery. They will each be given a small portion of the larger painting. They will sketch their portion after analyzing it. Finally, students will put their sketches together like a puzzle to form the entire painting.
Students will write their name using large stick letters. They will fill in negative space with lines, patterns, or color.
Students will analyze shapes, objects, and textures in still-life paintings. They will draw exaggerated shapes and lines. They will cut shapes from the textural drawings and make a collage. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will analyze paintings of landscapes to identify horizons and overlapping shapes. They will use watercolor painting techniques to create a landscape with a horizon and overlapping shapes. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will explore the history and art of masks. They will decorate their own mask using a variety of materials. They will display their mask and discuss art elements included in the design.
Students will use polygons to build a patchwork quilt. They will display their quilt for the class. The unit includes four lessons to complete the quilt.
Students will follow a sequence of steps to create art. Teacher will instruct students to draw different lines, shapes, and colors. Students will display work and compare and contrast the pieces of art.