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Thursday, April 20

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    Materials: Oil Pastels, 8 x10 black paper, 12 x 18 dark blue paper, flower vase, Van Gogh Info.
    Standards: S1: Skills and Process, S4: History and Culture, S6: Connection to Social Studies.
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    Gogh Videos:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lGEvm1Lve0
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXJirm9VfoU
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Tuesday, January 24

Wednesday, January 4

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    Think of an Aussie symbol or animal to use for the main subject of the painting.
    Create a large final by drawing, tracing, and painting on a piece of brown paper.
    Dot Painting Site with Symbols! Information about Aboriginal Art
    Fun facts about Australia

    Dreamtime Australia Video
    Bunyip Song: Dot and The Kangaroo
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Monday, November 21

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    Art Games and Fun!
    https://quickdraw.withgoogle.com/
    Flash Face : Great Place to go and Create silly and proportionate Portraits!
    http://www.mrpicassohead.com /: You can make a cool Picasso Style Face and sign it!
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    1:00 pm

Tuesday, August 30

  1. page Kindergarten Art edited Kindergarten Lessons Harold and the Purple Crayon! {Unknown} The students will listen to the sto…
    Kindergarten Lessons
    Harold and the Purple Crayon!
    {Unknown} The students will listen to the stories of Harold and the purple crayon. The students will all draw their own purple creation using their purple crayons, and display them in the hallways! The Harold DVD's will be watched after they are all done!
    Purple Crayon Lesson. (3 classes)
    The Purpose of this lesson is for students to relate literacy to art.
    (day 1) The students will:
    listen to the story “Harold and The Purple Crayon”. The teacher will talk about how this was her favorite book as a child, and that it was very fun for her to read over and over again. The students will listen and discuss everything they saw in the book.
    get a piece of paper and draw with only purple crayons in order to be like Harold.
    Draw one large drawing of something they remember that was purple in the book.
    Receive a purple oil pastel to trace around their purple drawing.
    Cut their purple drawings out.
    Hang them on a mural and discuss as a group.
    Materials: 9x12 white paper, many shades of purple crayons, scissors, purple oil pastels.Standards: S1: Skills and process, S6: Connection to literature, S5 :Class discussion/ evaluation
    Teacher can choose to put them all on a large piece of paper with the Harold cut out, or hang them individually.
    Day 2: The students can watch the Purple Crayon Series DVD (30 Minutes). They can get a piece of free draw and draw more purple drawings they saw in the video.
    Make sure to end the lesson with Harold's ABC's (can be read while they are working, or at the next art class) to go directly into the Turn Around Upside Down Unit.
    ROY G BV Project:
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    Rainbow song
    Rainbow song 2
    What is a Rainbow?
    Turn Around Upside Down Letters. (2 classes)
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    The purpose of this lesson is for students to think about their first letter of their name in an artistic way.
    The Artist will:
    (Day 1): Listen to the Story, Turn Around, Upside Down Alphabet Book.
    Discuss who's name starts with what letter of the alphabet as they go along.
    Discuss things that start with the letters (Similar to the Harold's ABC Book read at the end of the Purple Crayon Unit, you can show some pictures to remind them of the book).
    Talk about how students can turn around their letter to figure out what it looks like, or make a person or object out of it.
    : Trace their first letter (stencils) of their name onto a 4X6 piece of paper, and cut out.
    Glue it onto a 9x12 colored paper (whatever color is available)
    Create something from their letter. Remind them that it can have the same first letter, an object that is shaped similarly, or create a person!
    Decorate their paper with more designs and things that start with that letter.
    Take their picture home if they are done, or they can put it in their folder and finish it next time.
    Day 2: They can watch the ABC Sales video to go along with the alphabet, and they can color one of their alphabet color sheets while they watch, or finish their picture they made last time.
    Materials: 4x6 white paper, 9x12 light colored paper (light blue, light yellow, etc), scissors, glue sticks, crayons.
    Standards: S1: Skills and process, S2: Using lines and symbolism, S6: Connection to literature
    Corduroy Bear: Shape Unit
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    The Purpose of this lesson is for students to create a Bear using simple shapes and understanding proportions.
    The Artist will:
    Listen to the book, Corduroy, By Don Freeman.
    Discuss illustrations and ideas in this book.
    Listen and look at simple shapes that they can use to create a bear. Repeat shapes and what they are used for in the project (large oval for the body, 2 circles for the eyes, etc)
    Understand that each piece will help them create the right size part for their bear (proportion)
    Pick up one of each shape of paper laying on the Teacher's desk (assembly line style)
    Hold up piece by piece to ensure the step-by-step shapes are correct.
    Cut out shapes and glue them together to create their bear.
    Glue overalls, decorate, and receive 2 buttons for the straps.
    Materials: 18 x 24 brown piece of paper (cut into 1/2 size for belly, 2 small squares for ears, 4 skinny rectangles for legs and arms, bigger square for head), 2x3 tan paper for nose, 2x4 black paper for eyes and nose, 4x6 green paper for overalls (have them draw a square at the top, and triangle at the bottom and cut those out), scissors, markers, glue.
    Standards: S1: Skills and process, S6: Connection to literature
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Unit
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    Caterpillar Tissue Collage (1-2 classes)
    The purpose of this project is for students to create a collage using their knowledge of shapes and creatures.
    Very Hungry Caterpillar Video
    The Artist will:
    Listen to the story, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, by Eric Carle.
    Discuss the book and the shapes that they see in the caterpillar.
    Watch a demonstration on how to cut tissue paper to make the shapes.
    Understand that the tissue paper is delicate, and it tears easily!
    Create their own tissue paper collage that incorporates a caterpillar and other creative shapes.
    Materials: 9x12 black paper, 2x3 and 4x6 primary and green colors of tissue paper, scissors, glue sticks.
    Caterpillar Masks (Good for about 2 weeks before Halloween) (3 classes)
    The purpose of this lesson is to continue the understanding of making a caterpillar from everyday materials and shapes.
    Objectives: The artist will:
    Talk about what types of caterpillars they have made so far.
    Revisit, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle.
    Talk about what shapes we have used to make a caterpillar
    Talk about what event is coming up.
    Talk about symmetry and colors.
    Talk about what a mask is, and why you can use it for Halloween
    Build a caterpillar mask using everyday materials
    Materials: 3 Paper plates per student, green, yellow, and red paint, paint brushes, stapler, black, red, and blue construction paper.
    Cross Curriculum: Science, Literature, Math
    Standards: S1 (skills and process), S3 (symbolism), S6 (connection to other disciplines)
    Rainbow Fish!
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    Rainbow Fish: Kindergarten
    The purpose of this lesson is to connect aquatic animals, friendship, and creativity.
    The artist will:
    Listen to the story, Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister
    Discuss what this story means.
    Look at many pictures of fish, and talk about their features.
    Color a fish picture using markers: Carefully with details, no scribbling!
    Trace a fish on bright blue paper, and cut out.
    Cut out colored pieces of paper and shiny paper for scales.
    Put a hole in their fish and tie a string onto it.
    Name their fish.
    Materials: Construction paper, scissors, glue, other shiny paper
    Cross Curriculum: Science, Reading.
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S6
    Rainbow Unit
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    The Purpose of this project is for students to recognize the colors and understand what a rainbow is.
    The Students will:
    (Day 1): Listen to the story, “A Rainbow of my Very Own”.
    talk about what a rainbow is, and what colors are in a rainbow.
    use their skills to recognize the first letter of each color to help them color their rainbow in the correct order (rainbow paper).
    color neatly and fill in their pictures.
    The students will then watch a few minutes of Blues Clues “Colors Everywhere” for the final part of class.
    (day 2): The students will use crayons to draw their own picture of a large rainbow (12x18) using their sheet to help them create it in the right order.
    Understand the shape paper they received is a person in a raincoat and umbrella, and color them creatively.
    Put everything in their folder, and watch more of Blues Clues.
    (Day 3): Cut out their shapes and glue them in the right order to create their person.
    Draw their face in the picture using oil pastels.
    Dot blue paint to appear as raindrops on their picture.
    Materials: Rainbow papers (copies), raincoat picture pieces (copies), 12x18 white paper, crayons, oil pastels, glue, scissors, blue paint.Standards: S1: Skills and process, S2: Symbolism and color, S6: Connection to literature and science
    Owls!
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    Students will:
    Listen to the story, "Owly", by Mike Thaler, and discuss as a class.
    Watch a step by step process of making the owl
    Draw wavy lines representing feathers.
    Fold wings and head and glue, holding down for a few minutes.
    Color owls wings.
    Create a triangle beak, glue.
    Fold paper and draw a circle, cut out (will create 2 circles), glue.
    Fold brown paper, draw jagged lines with a flat top (will create 2), cut out, glue.
    Draw eyeballs.
    Color Unit!
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    The purpose of this series is for kindergarten students to be able to recognize and relate colors to their names. ( Timeline for series is 6-8 art periods, about 4 weeks)
    Objectives: The artist will:
    Recognize colors and names by seeing and repeating words and shades in their artwork.
    Recognize subjects in life that are these colors.
    Discuss shapes and objects that are these colors.
    Create 6 individual projects that relate to the primary and secondary colors.
    The students will start by seeing the word of the color on a piece of construction paper that is the same color. The students will discuss subjects that are these colors, and look through a book and point out subjects that relate to the color discussed. These words will be added to the Art Word Wall. This series will have many different materials to experiment with including crayon, paint, collage, fabric, etc.
    Cross curriculum: Reading, writing, spelling
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S3, S6
    Primary Colors by OK GO
    Primary colors:
    Red: 4x6 white paper, 9 x12 red construction paper, different shades of red crayons, glue. Place small paper in the middle of red paper. Draw all things you can think of that are red. Fill the white paper. Write the word red on the frame at least 4 times (or more) to practice spelling. This will help with word and color recognition.
    red video,
    red
    red song
    Blue: 4 by 6 white paper, 9 by 12 light blue construction paper, different shades of blue crayons, 4 different shades of blue markers. Repeat same as red.
    Blue
    Blue song
    Yellow: 9 by 12 black paper, 4 by 6 yellow construction paper, 4 by 6 yellow tissue paper, 8 inch yellow yarn, small square of yellow fabric, 4 yellow twistables per table, glue, scissors. Discuss collage techniques and how to glue materials (just a dot, not a lot). Show example. Have students cut out objects that are yellow, including shapes, and glue onto paper to make a yellow collage. Have students draw subjects that are yellow, and write the word yellow at least 2 (or more) times for practice.
    Yellow
    Yellow song
    Secondary colors:
    Green: 14 by 16 white paper, green crayons, 2 shades of green paint, straws. Have students write their names and the word green on their papers. Have them start drawing everything they can think of that is green, leaving the middle blank. The students that are sitting quietly will get a squirt of paint and a straw. They can use the straw as a brush, or blow the paint around their paper to make their work of art. Finally they will fold their art together to give them a symmetrical picture!
    Green
    green song
    Orange: Paper plate, different shades of orange crayons, scissors, orange yarn. Have students color their plate as darkly as they can with all different colors of orange. Then the students will cut out a swirl shape from the plate to create a kinetic mobile. The students will write the word orange on their plates.
    Orange
    orange song
    Purple: purple crayons, 4 sponges for each table, different shapes, 2 shades of purple, 14 by 16 white paper. Have students write their names and the word purple on their paper. Have students use the sponges to make a pattern with their different shapes and colors of purple.
    Purple
    Purple song
    Neutral Colors: {images.jpeg}
    The students will
    discuss what are the neutral colors (black, white, and grey)
    discuss a "hot dog" Vs. a "hamburger" fold.
    Watch how to draw on a shape by the fold, and cut out to create "symmetry"
    Fold 4 pieces of black paper, draw their shape, and cut out.
    Watch how the teacher uses a pattern to make the shapes alternate (outside shape, inside, outside) on a white piece of paper.
    create a black and white positive negative picture using symmetrical folding techniques and patterns.
    Materials: 4 3x5 pieces of black paper, scissors, 12 x18 white paper
    Black
    Black song
    White
    White Song
    Mixed Media Sunset
    {DCP_3271.JPG} The purpose of this lesson is for the students to understand mixed mediums using a step-by-step method.
    Fritter's Texture Collage
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    Natural TexturesStudents locate natural textures outside in the playgroundStudents use textures in the classroom to make a texture collage
    Dr. Seuss Creative Unit!
    {DCP_3196.JPG} The students will create:
    A Dr. Seuss face using basic shapes
    A Wocket in their pocket using Origami
    A One Fish Two Fish Mobile
    Awesome Kindergarten Videos!
    Colors song
    More colors
    More color songs
    Shapes song

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    Kindergarten Lessons
    Harold and the Purple Crayon!
    {Unknown} The students will listen to the stories of Harold and the purple crayon. The students will all draw their own purple creation using their purple crayons, and display them in the hallways! The Harold DVD's will be watched after they are all done!
    Purple Crayon Lesson. (3 classes)
    The Purpose of this lesson is for students to relate literacy to art.
    (day 1) The students will:
    listen to the story “Harold and The Purple Crayon”. The teacher will talk about how this was her favorite book as a child, and that it was very fun for her to read over and over again. The students will listen and discuss everything they saw in the book.
    get a piece of paper and draw with only purple crayons in order to be like Harold.
    Draw one large drawing of something they remember that was purple in the book.
    Receive a purple oil pastel to trace around their purple drawing.
    Cut their purple drawings out.
    Hang them on a mural and discuss as a group.
    Materials: 9x12 white paper, many shades of purple crayons, scissors, purple oil pastels.Standards: S1: Skills and process, S6: Connection to literature, S5 :Class discussion/ evaluation
    Teacher can choose to put them all on a large piece of paper with the Harold cut out, or hang them individually.
    Day 2: The students can watch the Purple Crayon Series DVD (30 Minutes). They can get a piece of free draw and draw more purple drawings they saw in the video.
    Make sure to end the lesson with Harold's ABC's (can be read while they are working, or at the next art class) to go directly into the Turn Around Upside Down Unit.
    ROY G BV Project:
    {Screen Shot 2015-08-31 at 12.45.28 PM.png} {Screen Shot 2015-08-31 at 12.45.08 PM.png}
    Rainbow song
    Rainbow song 2
    What is a Rainbow?
    Turn Around Upside Down Letters. (2 classes)
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    The purpose of this lesson is for students to think about their first letter of their name in an artistic way.
    The Artist will:
    (Day 1): Listen to the Story, Turn Around, Upside Down Alphabet Book.
    Discuss who's name starts with what letter of the alphabet as they go along.
    Discuss things that start with the letters (Similar to the Harold's ABC Book read at the end of the Purple Crayon Unit, you can show some pictures to remind them of the book).
    Talk about how students can turn around their letter to figure out what it looks like, or make a person or object out of it.
    : Trace their first letter (stencils) of their name onto a 4X6 piece of paper, and cut out.
    Glue it onto a 9x12 colored paper (whatever color is available)
    Create something from their letter. Remind them that it can have the same first letter, an object that is shaped similarly, or create a person!
    Decorate their paper with more designs and things that start with that letter.
    Take their picture home if they are done, or they can put it in their folder and finish it next time.
    Day 2: They can watch the ABC Sales video to go along with the alphabet, and they can color one of their alphabet color sheets while they watch, or finish their picture they made last time.
    Materials: 4x6 white paper, 9x12 light colored paper (light blue, light yellow, etc), scissors, glue sticks, crayons.
    Standards: S1: Skills and process, S2: Using lines and symbolism, S6: Connection to literature
    Corduroy Bear: Shape Unit
    {courdoroy.jpg}
    The Purpose of this lesson is for students to create a Bear using simple shapes and understanding proportions.
    The Artist will:
    Listen to the book, Corduroy, By Don Freeman.
    Discuss illustrations and ideas in this book.
    Listen and look at simple shapes that they can use to create a bear. Repeat shapes and what they are used for in the project (large oval for the body, 2 circles for the eyes, etc)
    Understand that each piece will help them create the right size part for their bear (proportion)
    Pick up one of each shape of paper laying on the Teacher's desk (assembly line style)
    Hold up piece by piece to ensure the step-by-step shapes are correct.
    Cut out shapes and glue them together to create their bear.
    Glue overalls, decorate, and receive 2 buttons for the straps.
    Materials: 18 x 24 brown piece of paper (cut into 1/2 size for belly, 2 small squares for ears, 4 skinny rectangles for legs and arms, bigger square for head), 2x3 tan paper for nose, 2x4 black paper for eyes and nose, 4x6 green paper for overalls (have them draw a square at the top, and triangle at the bottom and cut those out), scissors, markers, glue.
    Standards: S1: Skills and process, S6: Connection to literature
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Unit
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    Caterpillar Tissue Collage (1-2 classes)
    The purpose of this project is for students to create a collage using their knowledge of shapes and creatures.
    Very Hungry Caterpillar Video
    The Artist will:
    Listen to the story, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, by Eric Carle.
    Discuss the book and the shapes that they see in the caterpillar.
    Watch a demonstration on how to cut tissue paper to make the shapes.
    Understand that the tissue paper is delicate, and it tears easily!
    Create their own tissue paper collage that incorporates a caterpillar and other creative shapes.
    Materials: 9x12 black paper, 2x3 and 4x6 primary and green colors of tissue paper, scissors, glue sticks.
    Caterpillar Masks (Good for about 2 weeks before Halloween) (3 classes)
    The purpose of this lesson is to continue the understanding of making a caterpillar from everyday materials and shapes.
    Objectives: The artist will:
    Talk about what types of caterpillars they have made so far.
    Revisit, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle.
    Talk about what shapes we have used to make a caterpillar
    Talk about what event is coming up.
    Talk about symmetry and colors.
    Talk about what a mask is, and why you can use it for Halloween
    Build a caterpillar mask using everyday materials
    Materials: 3 Paper plates per student, green, yellow, and red paint, paint brushes, stapler, black, red, and blue construction paper.
    Cross Curriculum: Science, Literature, Math
    Standards: S1 (skills and process), S3 (symbolism), S6 (connection to other disciplines)
    Rainbow Fish!
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    Rainbow Fish: Kindergarten
    The purpose of this lesson is to connect aquatic animals, friendship, and creativity.
    The artist will:
    Listen to the story, Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister
    Discuss what this story means.
    Look at many pictures of fish, and talk about their features.
    Color a fish picture using markers: Carefully with details, no scribbling!
    Trace a fish on bright blue paper, and cut out.
    Cut out colored pieces of paper and shiny paper for scales.
    Put a hole in their fish and tie a string onto it.
    Name their fish.
    Materials: Construction paper, scissors, glue, other shiny paper
    Cross Curriculum: Science, Reading.
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S6
    Rainbow Fish video
    Rainbow Unit
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    The Purpose of this project is for students to recognize the colors and understand what a rainbow is.
    The Students will:
    (Day 1): Listen to the story, “A Rainbow of my Very Own”.
    talk about what a rainbow is, and what colors are in a rainbow.
    use their skills to recognize the first letter of each color to help them color their rainbow in the correct order (rainbow paper).
    color neatly and fill in their pictures.
    The students will then watch a few minutes of Blues Clues “Colors Everywhere” for the final part of class.
    (day 2): The students will use crayons to draw their own picture of a large rainbow (12x18) using their sheet to help them create it in the right order.
    Understand the shape paper they received is a person in a raincoat and umbrella, and color them creatively.
    Put everything in their folder, and watch more of Blues Clues.
    (Day 3): Cut out their shapes and glue them in the right order to create their person.
    Draw their face in the picture using oil pastels.
    Dot blue paint to appear as raindrops on their picture.
    Materials: Rainbow papers (copies), raincoat picture pieces (copies), 12x18 white paper, crayons, oil pastels, glue, scissors, blue paint.Standards: S1: Skills and process, S2: Symbolism and color, S6: Connection to literature and science
    Owls!
    {paper plate owl.png}
    Students will:
    Listen to the story, "Owly", by Mike Thaler, and discuss as a class.
    Watch a step by step process of making the owl
    Draw wavy lines representing feathers.
    Fold wings and head and glue, holding down for a few minutes.
    Color owls wings.
    Create a triangle beak, glue.
    Fold paper and draw a circle, cut out (will create 2 circles), glue.
    Fold brown paper, draw jagged lines with a flat top (will create 2), cut out, glue.
    Draw eyeballs.
    Color Unit!
    {shade-tint-wheel.jpg}
    The purpose of this series is for kindergarten students to be able to recognize and relate colors to their names. ( Timeline for series is 6-8 art periods, about 4 weeks)
    Objectives: The artist will:
    Recognize colors and names by seeing and repeating words and shades in their artwork.
    Recognize subjects in life that are these colors.
    Discuss shapes and objects that are these colors.
    Create 6 individual projects that relate to the primary and secondary colors.
    The students will start by seeing the word of the color on a piece of construction paper that is the same color. The students will discuss subjects that are these colors, and look through a book and point out subjects that relate to the color discussed. These words will be added to the Art Word Wall. This series will have many different materials to experiment with including crayon, paint, collage, fabric, etc.
    Cross curriculum: Reading, writing, spelling
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S3, S6
    Primary Colors by OK GO
    Primary colors:
    Red: 4x6 white paper, 9 x12 red construction paper, different shades of red crayons, glue. Place small paper in the middle of red paper. Draw all things you can think of that are red. Fill the white paper. Write the word red on the frame at least 4 times (or more) to practice spelling. This will help with word and color recognition.
    red video,
    red
    red song
    Blue: 4 by 6 white paper, 9 by 12 light blue construction paper, different shades of blue crayons, 4 different shades of blue markers. Repeat same as red.
    Blue
    Blue song
    Yellow: 9 by 12 black paper, 4 by 6 yellow construction paper, 4 by 6 yellow tissue paper, 8 inch yellow yarn, small square of yellow fabric, 4 yellow twistables per table, glue, scissors. Discuss collage techniques and how to glue materials (just a dot, not a lot). Show example. Have students cut out objects that are yellow, including shapes, and glue onto paper to make a yellow collage. Have students draw subjects that are yellow, and write the word yellow at least 2 (or more) times for practice.
    Yellow
    Yellow song
    Secondary colors:
    Green: 14 by 16 white paper, green crayons, 2 shades of green paint, straws. Have students write their names and the word green on their papers. Have them start drawing everything they can think of that is green, leaving the middle blank. The students that are sitting quietly will get a squirt of paint and a straw. They can use the straw as a brush, or blow the paint around their paper to make their work of art. Finally they will fold their art together to give them a symmetrical picture!
    Green
    green song
    Orange: Paper plate, different shades of orange crayons, scissors, orange yarn. Have students color their plate as darkly as they can with all different colors of orange. Then the students will cut out a swirl shape from the plate to create a kinetic mobile. The students will write the word orange on their plates.
    Orange
    orange song
    Purple: purple crayons, 4 sponges for each table, different shapes, 2 shades of purple, 14 by 16 white paper. Have students write their names and the word purple on their paper. Have students use the sponges to make a pattern with their different shapes and colors of purple.
    Purple
    Purple song
    Neutral Colors: {images.jpeg}
    The students will
    discuss what are the neutral colors (black, white, and grey)
    discuss a "hot dog" Vs. a "hamburger" fold.
    Watch how to draw on a shape by the fold, and cut out to create "symmetry"
    Fold 4 pieces of black paper, draw their shape, and cut out.
    Watch how the teacher uses a pattern to make the shapes alternate (outside shape, inside, outside) on a white piece of paper.
    create a black and white positive negative picture using symmetrical folding techniques and patterns.
    Materials: 4 3x5 pieces of black paper, scissors, 12 x18 white paper
    Black
    Black song
    White
    White Song
    Mixed Media Sunset
    {DCP_3271.JPG} The purpose of this lesson is for the students to understand mixed mediums using a step-by-step method.
    Fritter's Texture Collage
    {DCP_3282.JPG}
    Natural TexturesStudents locate natural textures outside in the playgroundStudents use textures in the classroom to make a texture collage
    Dr. Seuss Creative Unit!
    {DCP_3196.JPG} The students will create:
    A Dr. Seuss face using basic shapes
    A Wocket in their pocket using Origami
    A One Fish Two Fish Mobile
    Awesome Kindergarten Videos!
    Colors song
    More colors
    More color songs
    Shapes song

    (view changes)
    6:39 pm

Friday, April 8

  1. page 1st Grade Art edited ... http://www.castles.org/Kids_Section/Castle_Story/ {930A_Twilight_Castle_Web2.jpg}  The …
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    http://www.castles.org/Kids_Section/Castle_Story/
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    The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand the history, ideas, and structures of castles. This lesson will take about 4-6 class periods.
    Objectives: The artist will:
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    Cross Curriculum: Reading, History
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S4, S5, S6
    Mexican Clay SunsSuns
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    The purpose of this lesson is for the students to understand cultural art in a 3 Dimensional way.
    ...
    Materials: Model magic Clay, paint, sharp black markers.
    Standards: S1: Skills and Process, S3: Symbolism, S4: History and Culture.
    Bugs! Printmaking
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    The purpose of this project is for students to see the process of printing through multiple steps. 4-6 art periods
    ...
    Materials: Paper lunch sack, toilet paper rolls, cut in half, rice, beans, small pasta, masking tape, paper mache, tissue paper squares, string, beads, and sequins.
    Standards: S1: Skills and Process, S3: Symbolism of Mexican Culture, S6: Connection to music.
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    Talk about the Artist Vincent Van Gogh, and listen to a book about him.
    Look at several of his works of art, including "Sunflowers", and "Starry Night".
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    Create 2 works of art based on these 2 pieces, using oil pastels and lots of lines and designs!
    Materials: Oil Pastels, 8 x10 black paper, 12 x 18 dark blue paper, flower vase, Van Gogh Info.
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    Social Studies.
    

    Van Gogh Videos:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lGEvm1Lve0

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Wednesday, March 2

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    Cross Curriculum: Science, Reading.
    Art Standards: S1, S2, S6
    Rainbow Fish video
    Rainbow Unit
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Monday, February 29

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    Still life painting: Vase with flowers: Choose a style: Expressionism, Impressionism, Abstract, or Realism. Paint in that style.
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    Cultural Art: Choose a country or continent and culture. Research some of the art, and create a painting in the chosen style (ex. Australia, Aboriginal. Kenya, Kente patterns, etc)
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    Self Portrait : Paint yourself! Pay attention to skin tones and facial features. Mirrors are needed! Realism. Renaissance style painting will be discussed.
    http://www.artyfactory.com/portraits/
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