ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 10 :
10) Perceive and describe characteristics of natural and man-made environments.

Example: Compare lines on a seashell to lines made by fence posts.

[ARTS] VISA (2) 13 :
13) Use learned art vocabulary to express preferences about artwork.

Example: Use statements as, "I know the texture of the cat is soft from the pencil marks."

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Finding Thin and Thick Lines in Patterns

Students will identify different aspects of lines in art - long, short, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, thick, thin.  They will compare and contrast lines in human-made and natural objects.  They will use different tools to create thick and thin lines.  Finally, they will create a print.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, and lesson plan included in PDF. 

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