ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   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) 3 :
3) Develop skills by following a sequence of steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: The teacher will model an artistic technique.

[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.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Our Illuminated Alphabet
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson02.html
Description:

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.  



   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.  



   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) 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.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Connecting to Centennial
URL: http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/curricula/arts_lang_arts/a_la_lesson39.html
Description:

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.  



   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 (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) 12 :
12) Interpret art by identifying subject matter and describing relevant details.

Example: Answer questions such as, "What do you see?" or "How does this art make you feel?"

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Mary Cassatt
URL: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/pre-k/mary-cassatt.html
Description:

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. 



   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) 12 :
12) Interpret art by identifying subject matter and describing relevant details.

Example: Answer questions such as, "What do you see?" or "How does this art make you feel?"

[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 (1) 12 :
12) Interpret art by categorizing subject matter and identifying the visual qualities.

Example: Compare images that represent the same subject.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 1)
Title: Jacob Lawrence
URL: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/pre-k/jacob-lawrence.html
Description:

Students will analyze the painting, Street to Mbari, by Joseph Lawrence.  They will draw and paint a scene where people gather.    



   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) 12 :
12) Interpret art by identifying subject matter and describing relevant details.

Example: Answer questions such as, "What do you see?" or "How does this art make you feel?"

[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) 12 :
12) Interpret art by categorizing subject matter and identifying the visual qualities.

Example: Compare images that represent the same subject.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 1)
Title: Joan Miró
URL: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/pre-k/joan-miro.html
Description:

Students will analyze the painting, The Farm, by Joan Miró.  They will imagine and draw their favorite place.  



   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) 3 :
3) Develop skills by following a sequence of steps to create works of art on subjects that are real or imaginary.

Example: The teacher will model an artistic technique.

[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.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: A Drawing Adventure
URL: https://kinderart.com/art-lessons/drawing/a-drawing-adventure/
Description:

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. 



   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.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 11 :
11 ) Identify symbols, customs, famous individuals, and celebrations representative of our state and nation. (Alabama)

Examples: symbols—United States flag, Alabama flag, bald eagle (Alabama)

customs—pledging allegiance to the United States flag, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"

individuals—George Washington; Abraham Lincoln; Squanto; Martin Luther King, Jr.

celebrations—Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

[SS2010] GHS (3) 12 :
12 ) Explain the significance of representations of American values and beliefs, including the Statue of Liberty, the statue of Lady Justice, the United States flag, and the national anthem.

[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 (3) 11 :
11) Discuss the meanings and messages communicated by visual imagery.

Subject: Social Studies (K - 3), Arts Education (K - 3)
Title: Design Your Own Family Flag
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/starspangled/design_flag.pdf
Description:

In this activity, students create their own family flag using colors and pictures that have personal meaning.



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