2012-2013 Pre-Kindergarten visual arts Overview




AIMS
Students will;
  • Enjoy working both individually and in small groups
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Begin to develop an understanding of varied functions and uses of different materials and tools, materials.
  • Experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.
CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
We learn to work as a group
How the world works: water and sand can be used in many ways.
-Primary colors and secondary colors
-Mixing colors; water
-Uses of the materials
-Emotional colors
-Shapes and lines
-Name of the colors / color song
-Students will explore variety art supplies; colors/lines/shape; drawing ,printing
-Art appreciation: Giuseppe Arcimboldo
-Water color applications/ hand/foot prints
-Clay art
2nd Trimester
Where we are in place and time : neighborhood
My family, My home, our school
-Collage
-Appreciation: Cubism
-Construction: Recycling art
-Algami art
3rd Trimester
How we express ourselves
-Patterns, shapes, colors
-Cultural art
-The Masks
-Story in arts
-Print making:stamping,rolling
-Drawing portrait, animals and plants
-Appreciation: Impressionism;
Vincent Van Gogh
ASSESSMENT
 Observations

 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response.

2012-2013 Kindergarten visual arts Overview



AIMS
Students will;
  • Enjoy working both individually and in small groups.
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Begin to develop an understanding of varied functions and uses of different materials and tools, materials.
  • Experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.
CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
Who we are: friendship enrich our lives and require nurturing in order to develop
-Express about the friendship using elements of the art; lines, textures, colors and patterns.
-Portrait
- Primary and secondary colors / color song
- Uses of the elements of the art
- Season colors
How We Organize Ourselves: Transportation systems are directly related to the needs of a community.
-3D shapes
-3D construction
-clay art
-Water color application ; Landscape
2nd Trimester
How We Express Ourselves: Stories inform and provoke us; they give us pleasure and help our imaginations grow.
Mural painting; Students help to create backgrounds, costumes,and props for their play
Water colors and crayon resist
How the World Works: Understanding the way materials behave and interact determines how people use them
Exploring the materials
-Art appreciation: Giuseppe Arcimboldo
-collage
-Algami art
3rd Trimester
Sharing the Planet: We share the planet with animals and many of these help us in many ways
Animals in Art
Printing: uses of the tools.
Where We Are in Place and Time: Some of our experiences are similar to those of people from older generations.
Family picture frame.
-Drawing: my family
-Construction: Making a frame
-Art appreciation: Gustav Klimt
Assessments
 Observations

 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response.

2012-2013 Grade 1 visual arts Overview


AIMS
Students will;
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Identify and explore elements and principles of the visual arts, using a variety of techniques (e.g. printing, collage, etc.),
tools, materials, processes, and procedures.
  • Investigate and experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Explore aspects of design.
  • Respond to and appreciate artwork from a variety of sources and cultures.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.

CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
How we express ourselves:Through the Arts people use different forms of expression to convey their uniqueness as human beings.
-Modigliani's art style
self Portrait
Proportion
-Emotional colors
Express about my feeling
Art appreciation: Claude Monet
Where we are in space & time People have a need to identify their location in space.
2D and 3D shapes
3D shapes and buildings
Drawing : fireworks animals

2nd Trimester
Who we are People celebrate occasions in different ways.
Fireworks, New years, Lentern-candle holder
Algami art

How we organize ourselves Let's shop! All societies use a system to exchange goods and service.
Clay art
Scratch art
3rd Trimester
Sharing the planet Our personal choices can change our environment.
Recycled wearable art
Mosaic(2D) and Sculpture(3D)
How the world works Plants have needs in order to grow and stay healthy.
Observational drawing: Plants
Art appreciation: Chagall
Assessments
 Observations

 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response.

2012-2013 Grade 2 visual arts Overview


AIMS
Students will;
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Identify and explore elements and principles of the visual arts, using a variety of techniques
(e.g. printing, collage, etc.), tools, materials, processes, and procedures.
  • Investigate and experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Explore aspects of design.
  • Respond to and appreciate artwork from a variety of sources and cultures.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.

CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
Who we are:Listening to other people and communicating help us live better together
- Perspective and proportion
- Van Gogh;
the sunflowers.
Paper print making
Drawing; The tree
Where we are in place and time - Migration is a journey

Seasonal colors
2nd Trimester
Sharing the planet – The survival of many animals can be influenced by natural and human events.
3 Dimensional art
;creating Dinosaur habitat
Appreciation in art: Chagall
How we express ourselves – Signs and symbols make communication easier
Color wheel, Value, Complimentary colors,symbols and signs.
-Algami art
3rd Trimester
How we organize ourselves- The workplace is an org. where people share responsibilities towards a common goal.

-Clay art-animals
How the world works – Small creatures help us in our daily lives
Drawing in animals.
3D constraction.
-Appreciation in art: Klee
-Non-objective Art(Jackson Pollock)

-Observational pencil drawing; Insects
ASSESSMENT
 Observations
 Performance assessment of tasks with established criteria that are authentic challenges and problems;
 Process-focused assessments of trans disciplinary skills( social communication thinking self-management, research) using check lists and inventories;
 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response;

2012-2013 Grade 3 visual arts Overview


AIMS
Students will;
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Identify and explore elements and principles of the visual arts, using a variety of techniques
(e.g. printing, collage, etc.), tools, materials, processes, and procedures.
  • Investigate and experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Explore aspects of design.
  • Respond to and appreciate artwork from a variety of sources and cultures.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.

CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
Who we are:
Health and well-being
Exercise in art
(Kite,boomerang etc.)
Oil pastel application – Van Gogh
Water Color application (Landscape)
How we organize ourselves:
City Transport System.
Design and planning;
3D transportation project
3D Observational Drawing (color pencils)
2nd Trimester
How the world works: Force and Motion

Greek and Roman Art form(Mosaic)

Clay art
Where we are in place and the time : Space
Drawing : The space
Soft pastel drawing - Giuseppe Arcimboldo
3rd Trimester
Sharing the planet: Prejudice and acceptance.
Abstract Art: Exploring abstract art techniques and produce a piece of art.

How we express ourselves: what is Beauty
History in art; What are the characteristics of beautiful art.


ASSESSMENT
 Observations
 Performance assessment of tasks with established criteria that are authentic challenges and problems;
 Process-focused assessments of trans disciplinary skills( social communication thinking self-management, research) using check lists and inventories;
 Selected response assessments such as tests and quizzes;
 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response;
 Exhibition


2012-2013 Grade 4 visual arts Overview


AIMS
Students will;
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Identify and explore elements and principles of the visual arts, using a variety of techniques
(e.g. printing, collage, etc.), tools, materials, processes, and procedures.
  • Investigate and experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D works.
  • Explore aspects of design.
  • Respond to and appreciate artwork from a variety of sources and cultures.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.

CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
Who we are:right and responsibility
Poster color application
Human Right poster
Color wheel
Where we are: The interconnectedness of human migration into a community.
-Famous sites in Wroclaw (soft pastel drawing)
-Rynek (clay art)
Art Movement (Hanri Matisse; Fauvism)
2nd Trimester
How we express ourselves : Advertising uses a variety of techniques
Self portrait
(Pencil drawing;
shading,values and tones)
Proportion life figures (colored pencils).
How the world works: The natural features of the Earth have been formed over time and are still changing

-Animal in Art (pastels/pencils)
-Print making
(uses of tools; chisels, and rubber pad)
3rd Trimester
Sharing the planet: Protecting water resources is the responsibility of all communities

Water Color application
(Paul Cezanne; Still life)
How we organize ourselves: Alternative technologies can change the impact that inventions have on the environment.
-Exploring elements in art -Uses of materials
-Abstract art
-Paper making
-3D object art(Tree)
-Imagination drawing with Cats.
ASSESSMENT
 Observations;
 Performance assessment of tasks with established criteria that are authentic challenges and problems;
 Process-focused assessments of trans disciplinary skills(social communication thinking self-management, research) using check lists and inventories;
 Selected response assessments such as tests and quizzes;
 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response
 Portfolios of own art works.

2012-2013 Grade 5 visual arts Overview


AIMS
Students will;
  • Use art to express feelings and to create and explore ideas.
  • Identify and explore elements and principles of the visual arts, using a variety of techniques
(e.g. printing, collage, etc.), tools, materials, processes, and procedures.
  • Investigate and experiment with color, shape, form, and texture to produce 2D and 3D work.
  • Explore aspects of design.
  • Respond to and appreciate artwork from a variety of sources and cultures.
  • Develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, using imagination, observation, and invention with materials.

CONTENT

Unit of Inquire
Stands alone unit
1st Trimester
How we Organise Ourselves: Becoming a leader requires a process and skills.
LEADERSHIP

Post color application;
Color Theory(Complementary colors/Color wheel/tint/analogical colors)
Where we are in Place and Time : We learn about the past in a variety of ways and this is important in helping us understand the present. ANCIENT CIVILISIATIONS
Appreciation; Egyptian art

2nd Trimester
Who We Are: Change is created through action and helps shape the world we live in -AGENTS OF CHANGE

-Appreciation in art; Impressionism;
Claude Monet
-Water color applications
-Acrylic painting application
How the World Works : People have developed technologies that slow down or alter the natural processes of decomposition in food. –KITCHEN SCIENCE

Print making – Stencil
3rd Trimester
Sharing the Planet : Man has the potential to devastate the earth's resources unless we take action. - EXHIBITION UNIT

Soft pastel drawing – Animals in art
How We Express Ourselves : The way we understand the world around us can be influenced by the perspectives we take.
Photograph
-Graphic design
Drawing a tree-observational drawing.
One point perspective drawing
ASSESSMENT
 Observations;
 Performance assessment of tasks with established criteria that are authentic challenges and problems;
 Process-focused assessments of trans disciplinary skills using check lists and inventories;
 Selected response assessments such as tests and quizzes;
 Open-ended tasks in which children are presented with a stimulus and asked to communicate an original response;
 Portfolios of own art works.