Showing posts with label Second Grade. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Second Grade. Show all posts

Monday, March 12, 2018

Jim Dine and Peter Max Inspired Artworks

Fall Landscapes

Soaring to New Heights: Hot Air Balloons

Spring Flower Pinch Pots

Gelli Plate Flowers and Trees Collages

Spirit of Service Projects Honoring MLK


Pumpkin Art

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Playdough Art Based Station

To give the students more opportunity to make sculptures, we have a Playdough Station. In this Art Based Station, students can make any sculpture they want. Below are some examples of students who practiced making masks with the dough.

Radial Patterns Station

Kinder through Second Grade students practice creating radial patterns using wooden pattern blocks. Below are some examples of their work:

Art Career Station

Another station that the students may choose to work in is an Art Career Station. In this Art Based Station, the Kindergarten and First Graders choose a Bubble Map to record various art careers on. As they take notes, they discuss the jobs with their tablemates. For second through fifth graders, they choose one specific art career and record it in the middle of their Thinking Map. They then brainstorm various tasks that job must do. They record their thoughts about that career on the Thinking Map.

Read, Write, and Sketch The Art Room

Before teaching Visual Arts, I taught First Grade. With that background, I believe that "Word Walls" are a good reference for students when learning new content related vocabulary words. In one of our Art Based Learning Stations, students "Read, Write, and Sketch" the art room including the Visual Arts Word Wall (located on our cabinets due to lack of wall space). The word wall cards that I use came for Teachers Pay Teachers and can be located here and here. In this station, students may use clipboards or the counter to choose four words to read about. They then take notes on the definition provided on the word wall. They then sketch an example of that word.

Second Grade Calder Inspired People

Second Graders drew abstract people with various lines and primary colored accents after study the works of artist Alexander Calder. These works were on display for Open House and Big Art Day.

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