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Art

 

 

Mrs. Jessica Gilligan

 

Basic Overview of the Art Curriculum…..Grades Kindergarten – 6

 All of the following meet NY State Standards for the Visual Arts

 

 

KINDERGARTEN:

Beginning use of art materials and their correct terms

Introduction to line, shape, color

3-D construction of box, cone, cylinder, cube

Seasonal and holiday projects to reinforce drawing, cutting, gluing, folding

Crayon resist

Murals

Visually describe an idea or surroundings

Respond to a story or poem through original artwork

Self portrait

Projects centered around beginning sounds, cross curriculum projects to

     incorporate science, reading, music, and communities

 

GRADE 1:

Texture

3-D pictures

Concepts of overlap, placement, shading

Still life paintings, study VanGogh

Interpret stories through drawing, painting, and paper construction

Landscapes; foreground, middleground, background

Cartooning

Murals

 

GRADE 2:

Introduction to simple perspective

Primary colors, study Mondrian

Wet-on-wet painting

Sandpaper prints

Brush control

Aborigine’s art

Symmetry through drawing

Communicate ideas visually from life and literature

Portraits

3-D construction

 

GRADE 3:

Weaving

Figure proportions

Stencils

Puppets

Origami

Patterns

Pointilism, study Seurat

Styrofoam prints

1 point perspective

2 point perspective

color wheel, study Fauves

Positive/negative design

Landscapes, study Harrison

Jungle painting, study Rousseau

Use of pastels

Vocabulary of artists, procedures, equipment

Repeated pattern, study Irish designs

 

GRADE 4:

Review perspective, study Grandma Moses

Contour

Still life

Oil Pastel

Native American art

Color theory, tints and shades of a color

Religious art, study Hicks

Compass design

Blue prints

Origami

Flip books, figure drawing

Painting landscapes, study Chagall

 

GRADE 5:

Pen and ink, study Audubon

Haiku; write and illustrate in pastel

Repeated ideas, study Warhol

Art of 1960’s, study Max

Block printing

Portraits of food, study Archimoboldo

Optical illusion grids

Illustrate Spanish verbs in a scene

Spirit Masks, cross curriculum with Social Studies

 

GRADE 6:

Review 1 and 2 point perspective, study Van Gogh

Geometry as art

Crop, enlarge, study O’Keeffe

Learn to draw using grids

Medieval art, cross curriculum with Social Studies

Chinese art, cross curriculum with Social Studies

Egyptian art, cross curriculum with Social Studies

Greek art, cross curriculum with Social Studies

Portraits, study DaVinci

3-D construction to show foreground, middleground, background

3-D construction of a circus, study Calder

Painting using warm and cool colors, study Close