Sixth Visual arts

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Essential Questions: 

-How do students use the Elements of Design to understand and descrbe the world?
(Color,Line,Value, Texture,Symmetry,Space Shape and Form)
-What applications will best serve the students?
-How can they demonstrate their understanding?
-What cultures, periods of art and artists will support their expereince?

Content: 

*Elements of Design
Color
Line
Value
Texture
Symmetry
Space
Shape and Form
*Appropriate use of the Elements of Design

Skills and Processes: 

*Student will be introduced to a variety of media and the Elements of Design. These will inculde drawing, painting, and printmaking

 

Assessment: 

Develop an understanding of Elements of Design as they relate to drawing, shading, color mixing, painting and printmaking.

Critiques
Self assessment
Teacher narratives
Student-teacher conferences

Resources: 

Web sights of Galleries, Art Museums 

Arts periodicals

Books

Visits to artist's studios and Art Galleries

Multicultural Dimension: 

Student will look at many cultures, periods  and examine how art is used to record and reflect a culture.

Students will look at cultures and different periods of history for design methds, techniques and varied media use.

Integrated Learning: 

Collaboration: Classroom projects work with classroom teachers can include designing and creating a pront for their Heroic Journey Anthology,

Watercolor illustrations for classtrips and portrait drawing for biographical poems.