ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (6) 23 :
23 ) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. [W.6.3]

a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator, characters, or both; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically. [W.6.3a]

b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. [W.6.3b]

c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another. [W.6.3c]

d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events. [W.6.3d]

e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. [W.6.3e]

[ARTS] VISA (6) 2 :
2) Formulate an artistic investigation and discovery of relevant content for creating art.

Example: Make, share, and revise a list of ideas and preliminary sketches.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 3 :
3) Develop new ideas through open-ended experiments, using various materials, methods and approaches in creating works of art.

Subject: English Language Arts (6), Arts Education (6)
Title: Beginning, Middle, and End
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Sixth-Grade-Lesson-3.pdf
Description:

Students will analyze art and describe the beginning, middle, and end of the story portrayed.  They will write a personal narrative including a beginning, middle, and end.  They will draw a narrative storyboard in their sketchbook.  They will choose one event (beginning, middle, or end) from their storyboard and create a textile collage.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.   



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (6) 1 :
1) Work collaboratively to develop new and innovative ideas for creating art.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 3 :
3) Develop new ideas through open-ended experiments, using various materials, methods and approaches in creating works of art.

Subject: Arts Education (6)
Title: Playing With Scale
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Sixth-Grade-Lesson-6.pdf
Description:

Students will analyze a sculpture of a dog and focus on how the scale was enlarged.  Classmates will brainstorm household objects.  They will draw an object on an enlarged scale.  They will build a sculpture of the object using a poster board.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (6) 1 :
1) Work collaboratively to develop new and innovative ideas for creating art.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 3 :
3) Develop new ideas through open-ended experiments, using various materials, methods and approaches in creating works of art.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 8 :
8) Collaboratively or individually develop a visual plan for displaying works of art in a designated space.

Subject: Arts Education (6)
Title: What Is Real and What Is Not
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Sixth-Grade-Lesson-8.pdf
Description:

Students will analyze art focusing on juxtaposition.  Students will be divided into three groups - setting, objects, and figures.  Each group will work in secret to create their part of a large mural painting.  Classmates will work together to organize the mural.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.   



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (6) 2 :
2) Formulate an artistic investigation and discovery of relevant content for creating art.

Example: Make, share, and revise a list of ideas and preliminary sketches.

[ARTS] VISA (6) 3 :
3) Develop new ideas through open-ended experiments, using various materials, methods and approaches in creating works of art.

Subject: Arts Education (6)
Title: Analogous Colors
URL: http://artsedwashington.org/curriculum/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Sixth-Grade-Lesson-2.pdf
Description:

Students will identify analogous colors on a color wheel.  They will choose three adjacent colors.  They will create a still-life portrait using oil pastel techniques such as strokes, layers, and blending.  Assessment rubric, letter to parents, examples of artwork, and lesson plan included in PDF.  



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