Students will analyze Jan Brueghel's painting The Entry of the Animals into Noah's Ark focusing on shape, color, and texture. They will choose their favorite animal and draw it using color and lines to imitate the texture of the animal's skin, feathers, or fur.
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.
Students will review types of lines. They will draw a controlled scribble, fill each section with different line variations using crayons, and paint over them with black watercolor. They will cut out their scribble and fold, curl, twist, and raise each section while gluing to a foundation.
Students will write their name using large stick letters. They will fill in negative space with lines, patterns, or color.
Students will listen to In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg and define folk songs. They will research Norway and create a landscape using collage or drawing techniques. They will listen for repetition in the music and then act out the story.
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.
Students will name basic shapes seen in art and in tools. They will choose a tool and draw and connect shapes to form the object. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will compare and contrast colors in paintings. They will create two paintings - one with a broad palette (12+ colors) and one with a narrow palette (4 or fewer colors). Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
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.
Students will collect an assortment of paper merchandise wrappers. They will create a collage paper background. They will cut out words using Inovart Print Foam sheets to create a printing plate. They will ink the plate and stamp the collaged background.
Students will identify repetition in works of art. They will write a poem using repetition. They will create a border using a repetitive pattern. Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.
Students will analyze Untitled (Medici Prince) by Joseph Cornell. They will build a box using found objects and various art supplies.
Students will analyze the painting, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. 3, by Georgia O'Keeffe. They will examine a flower. Then, they will draw and paint the flower.
Students will analyze the painting, Cakes, by Wayne Theibaud. They will practice fractions and paint a decorated cake.
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.
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.