August 13 - 30: Introduction to the Art Room. Practicing procedures & learning about supplies.
We will be working on an interactive mural that will be on display for Curriculum Night.
August 31 - September 12: Students will be learning about the Elements of Art: Line, Pattern, & Shape
September 13 - October 23: We will be creating artwork for our Square1Art Fundraiser.
October 24 - November 14: Students in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade are learning about the artist Alexander Caulder.
Kindergarteners, 1st graders, & 2nd graders are working with shapes.
November 15 - December 21: 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders are finishing up their experiences with Caulder.
Kindergarteners, 1st graders, & 2nd graders will create stamped flowers, learning about symmetry.
January 8 - January 25 - Students will learn how to create bubble letters. We will trace letters/numbers and create a New Year's
Party inside with decorations.
February: Kindergarteners, 1st graders, and 2nd graders are adding stamped flowers to their symmetrical vases.
3rd, 4th, & 5th graders are learning about Keith Haring and beginning artwork inspired by him.
Movement and Rhythm are created by lines, colors, and shapes.
March - April : K/1/2: "Arlo Needs Glasses" is the inspiration for our directed line drawing. We're also painting & making glasses
3/4/5: Students are working on self-portraits. They've been given examples of how to practice: using a mirror,
printing pictures &/or using magazines to trace on a window, or using good ol' Google. They get to choose their
style, color choices, & materials to personalize.