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Respect
Integrity
Determination
Excellence

K-4  Themes *subject to change
Center 1: Drawing
Center 2: Painting
Center 3: Collage
Center 4: Sculpture/Construction
Center 5: Printmaking
Center 6:  Clay
Center 7: Mask making
Center 8: Fiber Arts
Center 9: Digital Arts

September
Drawing Unit introduced
k-2 O
bservational drawing, Georgia O'Keeffe flowers, Dot Day art, three dimension drawing shapes and forms, Using line and patterns
3-4 Review the Elements of Art: line and value and a focus on observational drawing in science notebooks and nature journals, Georgia O'Keeffe flowers,Dot Day art, three dimension drawing shapes and forms, using line and patterns 
STEM: Geometric forms and perspective
Artist Study Da Vinci, Georgia O'Keefe, Picasso, Rembrandt, 

October
K-4 Painting Center introduced; National Hispanic Heritage Month: Explore Day of the Dead and All Saints art. Study Hispanic artists. 
Artist Study Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dali, Picasso

November
K-4 Dale Chihuly glass inpiration

December 
K-4 Collage Center introduced
K-4 
Artists Study- Matisse, Romare Bearden, Picasso, George Braque

January
Sculpture/Construction Center introduced
K-3 
Artist Study: Calder, Picasso, Michaelangelo, Rodin, Henry Moore.

February
Printmaking center introduced
K-4
 Artist Study- Lichtenstein Joan Miro, Hokusai, Jasper Johns, Durer, Andy Warhol
March 
Clay Center introduced 
K-4
3 STEM Earth Materials Dwelling Project 
 
April 
Mask Making Center introduced 
K-4 
Artist Study- Picasso, Kimmy Cantrell, Eric Straw

May/June 
Fiber Center introduced
K-4
Artist Study: Faith Ringgold, Lois Ehelrt

By the end of the year all students will practice and demonstrate the elements of art, and a variety of art media, techniques and processes.

They will compare/contrast artists and art styles.

Throughout the year we will connect with STEM concepts and integrate art with other content areas.



TAB 
Teaching for Artistic Behavior
  • Student directed learning organization and time management with a focus on  problem solving and inquiry.
  • Teacher demonstrations, discussions and inspirations
  • Play and practice and WOW pieces for each 5 week center 
  • MN Art Standards are built into the curriculum

5-8  Themes *subject to change
Center 1: Drawing
Center 2: Painting
Center 3: Collage
Center 4: Sculpture/Construction
Center 5: Printmaking
Center 6:  Clay
Center 7: Mask making
Center 8:Fiber Arts
Center 9: Digital Arts

September
Drawing Unit introduced 
5-8 Review elements and principles of art: Focus on Line and Value, Observational drawing unit: review basic drawing skills.1,2,3 point perspective, Blind contour drawing, Dot Day, 
STEM: Observe and draw nature, Three dimensional drawing, drawing forms, Tessellations 
Artist Study Da Vinci, Georgia O'Keefe, Escher, 

October
5-8 Painting Center introduced; National Hispanic Heritage Month: Explore Day of the Dead and All Saints art. Study Hispanic artists.
Artist Study Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dali, Picasso
Kahlo

November
5-8  Dale Chihuly glass inspiration 
December
5-8 Collage Center introduced
Artists Study- Matisse, Romare Bearden, Picasso, George Braque

January
Sculpture/Construction Center introduced 
5-8
8th  Begin Life book Project: 
Artist Study: Calder, Picasso, Michaelangelo, Rodin, Henry Moore.

February
Printmaking Center introduced
5-7
8th Life Book 
Artist Study- Lichtenstein, Joan Miro, Hokusai, Jasper Johns, Durer, Andy Warhol
 

March
Clay center Introduced
5-7
8th- Life Book

April 
Mask Making Center Introduced
5-7 
8th Life Book
Artist study- Picasso, Kimmy Cantrell, Eric Straw

May/June
Fiber Center introduced 
5-7 
8th- Life Book
Artist Study: Faith RinggoldLois Ehelrt

By the end of the year all students will practice and demonstrate the elements and principles of art, a variety of art media, techniques and processes.

They will compare/contrast Artists and art styles.

Throughout the year we will connect with STEM concepts and integrate art with other content areas.