ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   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 (0) 3 :
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 4 :
4) Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment while sharing.

Example: Scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue, paints, paintbrushes, and clay.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Straight-Sided Shapes in Collage
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/kindergartenlesson5.pdf
Description:

Students will identify basic straight-sided shapes like rectangle, triangle, and square.  They will cut straight-sided shapes and use them to make a collage.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.    



   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 (0) 3 :
3) Build skills by following a sequence of steps to create art that expresses feeling and ideas.

Examples: Explore the books Why is Blue Dog Blue? by G. Rodrigue and My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss to understand color meanings and moods.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 4 :
4) Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment while sharing.

Example: Scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue, paints, paintbrushes, and clay.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Textures in Clay
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/kindergartenlesson7.pdf
Description:

Students will make imprints in a clay tile using a variety of textures.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.  



   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 (0) 4 :
4) Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment while sharing.

Example: Scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue, paints, paintbrushes, and clay.

[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.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Primary Colors
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/kindergartenlesson8.pdf
Description:

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.  



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