In first grade, students are provided the opportunity to name and work with shapes, patterns, colors, and lines. Using a wide variety of media, they tell stories with their art. They become familiar with the works of a few notable artists.
"I CAN" Statements
I can make a variety of lines.
I can overlap shapes to show depth
I can use the primary colors to mix the secondary colors
I can rub textures
I can use a horizon line to show where the sky and land appear to meet in space
I can use pattern and repetition in a work of art.
Clay: I can roll, pinch and pull to create a clay form
Fiber: I can weave paper
Mark-Making: I can use a cardboard block technique to create a print.
Mark-Making: I can overlap shapes to show depth
I can identify some responsibilities of people who visit and work in art museums or other art venues.
I can explain why some objects, artifacts and artworks are valued over others.
I can discuss my art using art vocabulary
I can identify uses of art in my environment. I can describe how works of art show the daily life of myself and others
I can identify objects and details that tell the story in a work of art
I can compare works of art that represent the same object in different ways
I can use art vocabulary to describe my choices while making art
I can identify different media (materials) and tools for making two and three dimensional art
I can use art to tell stories.
Intro to Subject Matter: Portraits, Landscapes, and Still Life