Art Curriculum First Through Fifth Grade

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THE PHILLIPS-OSBORNE SCHOOL CURRICULUM

 

Grade:  Art

 

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FIRST GRADE

SECOND GRADE

THIRD GRADE

FOURTH GRADE

FIFTH GRADE

THE VISUAL ARTS

Art program builds on the child’s background of personal experiences, emotions, and natural abilities.  Teachers respect and guide the child through a creative and imaginative program to build skills and confidence

In a weekly art class and through class projects, develop their powers of observation and hone their fine motor skills

Students are encouraged to develop not only self-expression but critical awareness and a sense of personal achievement.

Students are encouraged to develop not only self-expression but critical awareness and a sense of personal achievement.

Students are encouraged to develop not only self-expression but critical awareness and a sense of personal achievement.

THE VISUAL ARTS

In a weekly art class and through class projects, develop their powers of observation and hone their fine motor skills

Learn basics of color and are introduced to design.

 

 

Mechanics of design emphasizing one point perspective is introduced.

THE VISUAL ARTS

Learn basics of color and are introduced to design.

Life form is introduced by emphasizing placement of facial

features and body positions and how they are expressed

 

 

Basic skills are stressed with an emphasis on realism while still promoting creativity.  A variety of media is introduced and used.

THE VISUAL ARTS

Skills are developed their a variety of activities including drawing, printing, stitchery, and sculpture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ART BIG IDEAS - STORY BOARD

 

to learn to express one’s self through creating works of art

to learn to respond to works of art

to understand how artists express themselves through their art work

understanding and applying media techniques and principles and theory in art

using knowledge of structures and functions of art

choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas

understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures

to become more aware of how societies express values and beliefs through visual forms

reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others

making connections between visual arts and other disciplines

Ask Dr. Susan