Visual Arts Curriculum

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GRADES 1 and 2

The curriculum is designed in two year rotations to meet the needs of multi-age classrooms.  The content below states possible areas of study and is subject ot change. 
 

TECHNIQUES, SKILLS & MEDIA

Cycle 1

Cycle 2

DRAWING

Cray Pas, Marker, Pencil

oil pastels, pencils, markers

FIBER/WEAVING

paper weaving

burlap / felt stitchery

CERAMICS

pinch pots, finger puppets

anthropomorphic pots

 

slab tiles: impressed and raised textures

medallions

PAINTING

Van Gogh sunflowers

Georgia O’Keefe leaves

abstract painting, community papers

 

basic shape animals-

watercolor wax resist

winter/fall trees: Sky Tree

 

PAPER COLLAGE

animals, fantastic birds

Matisse-drawing with scissors, Cubist portraits

PRINTING

mono prints, gyotaku

sponge/ stamp printing

REFLECTION GAMES

token response

token response

SCULPTURE, 3D

abstract wood/cardboard

recycled materials, soft sculptures, book arts

paper sculpture

3-D Animals, book arts

ART HISTORY/

CULTURES

woven into individual projects

woven into individual projects



 

 

GRADES  3 and 4

 

TECHNIQUES, SKILLS & MEDIA

Cycle 1

Cycle 2

DRAWING

contour line, still life, perspective

gesture, figures in proportion, facial features, self portraits

FIBER/WEAVING

quilt squares, molas

weaving

 CERAMICS

slab construction, bowls, fish, lighthouses, masks

 coil construction

PAINTING

still life, interiors

Fauve barns, sunflowers

action figures, self portraits: poses, props, and settings

PAPER ARTS/COLLAGE

tissue paper collage, mixed media, animals hiding (Steve Jenkins, Henri Rousseau)

flower collage,  mosaic frames, jazz collage (Romare Bearden or Picasso)

PRINTING

 stamp art, multi layer monoprints

styrofoam prints

REFLECTION GAMES

token response

token response

SCULPTURE, 3D

masks, paper mache, book arts

plaster gauze action figures, book arts

ART HISTORY/

CULTURES

woven into indivual projects

woven into individual projects




 

Last Modified on October 20, 2014
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