ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 1 :
1) Explore and experience music concepts.

Example: Explore musical sources freely, using found sounds, electronic sounds, or sounds from voice or instruments found in classroom, remembering to use both sound and silence.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 17 :
17) Apply personal and expressive preferences in the evaluation of music.

[ARTS] VISA (0) 6 :
6) Share and talk about the art they are creating.

a. Use art vocabulary: line, shape, color, and pattern.

Example: Use the book Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: My Many Colored Days
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/p-mymanycoloreddays.pdf
Description:

Students will listen to My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss, choose their favorite color, and express how it makes them feel.  They will listen to Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie and draw how the music makes them feel.  They will share their drawings and explain what musical characteristics influenced their drawing.  



   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) 6 :
6) Share and talk about the art they are creating.

a. Use art vocabulary: line, shape, color, and pattern.

Example: Use the book Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Line Stations
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/kindergartenlesson3.pdf
Description:

Students will create straight, curved, and zigzag lines using a variety of materials.  They will describe the art they are creating. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (0) 6 :
6) Share and talk about the art they are creating.

a. Use art vocabulary: line, shape, color, and pattern.

Example: Use the book Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman.

[ARTS] VISA (1) 6 :
6) Use art vocabulary while creating art.

a. Apply primary and secondary colors in a work of art.

Example: Use Mouse Paint book by Helen Walsh to teach color mixing of primary to achieve secondary colors.

b. Apply line, shape, texture in a work of art.
Line: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal, straight, curved, dotted, broken, or thick/thin.
Shape: Geometric and organic.
Texture: Smooth or rough.

Example: Create a painting inspired by Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 6 :
6) Integrate art vocabulary while planning and creating art.

a. Elements of art: line, shape, neutral colors, value, texture.

b. Picture compositions: overlapping, background, horizontal, vertical orientation.

c. Colors in the color wheel: primary, secondary, warm and cool.

[ARTS] VISA (3) 13 :
13) Use learned vocabulary to evaluate artwork based on given criteria.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 3)
Title: Mind Maps
URL: https://magazine.art21.org/2016/05/13/mind-maps/#.YMaFWqhKjIV
Description:

Students will create a mind map based on the word "creativity."  They will add to the mind map throughout the year as they learn about new artists, vocabulary, and elements of art. 



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