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Thursday, May 4, 2017


5/5/17-The Remainder of the School Year
(3 classes left)

Kindergarten
Self-Portrait:

The class will follow along to finish drawing their self-portraits. They will include individual details. They will outline and then color in.

If any time remains the students will discuss texture and use a variety of textures to create a spring picture.


1st Grade
Emotional Emoji Story:
The students will review the steps to create their cover art. They will draw, outline, and color their cover.

If time remains the students will discuss using basic shapes to draw anything. They will break complicated pictures into simple shapes and follow along to draw a variety of things.

2nd Grade

Medieval Stained Glass:
 The students will review the steps to create their stained glass project. They will finish tracing their design and then paint on tissue paper. They will then add the black border using construction paper.

If any time remains, the students will finish their Pointillism worksheet.



3rd Grade


Geometric and Organic Shapes/ Notan:

The students will review Geometric and Organic Shapes. The students will complete worksheet. The students will be given demonstrations and view examples of various Notan projects. They will create two Notan designs and hand in their best one.  

If time remains, they will create wordart, in which they choose a word and use only things associated with that word to make up the word (example: The word food drawn out of all different types of food)



4th Grade
Warm and Cool Pastel Landscapes:
The students will decide on their landscape choice and brainstorm and sketch their idea(s). The students will transfer their design to the paper and begin adding and blending pastels.

If time remains, the students will learn about Pop Art. They will complete worksheet and complete brightly-colored Pop Art project.

5th Grade
Watercolor Skyline:
The students will review the watercolor techniques. They will finish their watercolor experimentation. They will then sketch their skyline idea onto folded construction paper. They will then complete warm and cool painting using a variety of techniques.



6th Grade

Grid Portrait:
The students will finish grid practice drawings. They will then find and print a picture of a person and create a grid to enlarge the picture. The student will follow along box by box to re-create the picture. They will then add value by shading and then include color in one part of the picture.  


Below is my schedule, so you can find out what rotation days your child has art.

Day 1 and 6
6th-Ney
3rd-Selgrade
1st-Piatt
Kdg-Smith
Day 2 and 7
6th-Kessler
5th-Wolfe
1st-Bridy
2nd-Schalles
Day 3 and 8
4th-Gierka
3rd-Smith
5th-Walsh
2nd-Dinich
Kdg-Potts
Day 4 and 9
6th-Bound
4th-Reinoehl
3rd-Laudeman
5th-Fey
1st -Kempsey
Day 5 and 10
4th-Moyer
5th-Houser
2nd-Rau
Kdg-Green










Monday, April 24, 2017


Friday April 28th – Thursday May 4th 


Kindergarten
Self-Portrait:

The class will review the steps to draw each facial feature. They will then follow along to create guidelines and draw two portraits in correct proportion. They will then begin self-portrait by creating guidelines and drawing in basic facial features, then adding individual details to make it look like themselves.


1st Grade
Emotional Emoji Story:
The students will review emotions and the colors and facial expressions associated with each emotion. They will use their completed facial expression worksheet to assist them in drawing 3 emoji faces and create three complete sentences that go together to make a story. They will color the faces with the matching color.
The class will then discuss book cover illustrations and how the cover can show the mood or emotion of the story through pictures and colors. The students will sketch idea for their cover and then start final copy.

2nd Grade


Medieval Stained Glass:
 The students will be introduced to medieval art and view various examples. The students will learn about stained glass artwork. They will complete packet.



3rd Grade

Geometric and Organic Shapes/ Notan:

The students will be introduced to Geometric and Organic Shapes. The students will complete worksheet. The students will be given demonstrations and view examples of various Notan projects. They will create their own Notan design.



4th Grade
Warm and Cool Pastel Landscapes:
The students will decide on their landscape choice and brainstorm and sketch their idea(s). The students will transfer their design to the paper and begin adding and blending pastels.


5th Grade
Self-Portrait:
The students will trace their final copy from their preliminary sketch. They will re-watch the videos as a reminder how to shade the parts of the face. They will continue shading and adding details until their portrait is finished.   



6th Grade

Grid Portrait:
The students will be given demonstration how to create a grid drawing. They will practice on a cartoon picture, then on a more complicated realistic picture that must be shaded. Once the students are successful with the practice grid drawings, they will find and print a picture of a person and then create a grid to re-create the picture onto.


Below is my schedule, so you can find out what rotation days your child has art.

Day 1 and 6
6th-Ney
3rd-Selgrade
1st-Piatt
Kdg-Smith
Day 2 and 7
6th-Kessler
5th-Wolfe
1st-Bridy
2nd-Schalles
Day 3 and 8
4th-Gierka
3rd-Smith
5th-Walsh
2nd-Dinich
Kdg-Potts
Day 4 and 9
6th-Bound
4th-Reinoehl
3rd-Laudeman
5th-Fey
1st -Kempsey
Day 5 and 10
4th-Moyer
5th-Houser
2nd-Rau
Kdg-Green












Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Thurs. March 30th – Wed. April 5th


Kindergarten
Roy G. Biv Rainbow Landscape:

The class will review the colors of the rainbow and the acronym Roy G. Biv as a way to easily remember their order. The class will review the parts of a landscape and follow along step-by step to practice a landscape on their white boards. The students will then draw their final copy on paper and color the rainbow in using Roy G. Biv colors.




1st Grade
Warm and Cool Colors:
The students will review the Warm and Cool colors. They will draw a series of lines for their background and then color in with cool colors. They will then draw a variety of shapes and color with warm colors. They will then cut out and glue down their shapes onto their background.



2nd Grade
Ancient Roman Mosaic:
The students will review the steps for their Mosaics and then continue gluing down their colors. When they are ready they will begin adding a background.




3rd Grade
Racial Symmetry-Mandala:
The students will review Radial Symmetry. They will brainstorm and sketch ideas for the Mandala project. They will follow along to fold their paper and then draw their design in one section. They will then use a 6B pencil and white colored pencil to trace and transfer their design to all 8 sections of their paper. They will then begin tracing with a Sharpie.





4th Grade
The Principles of Design:
The students will review the requirement for the Principles of Design project and finish and hand it in. They will then complete color blending packet. Once the packet is complete the students will learn about chalk pastels and how to use and care for them properly. They will practice blending with the pastels.

5th Grade
Self-Portrait:
The students will follow along with videos and demonstrations to draw eyes, noses, and mouths and then continue adding details and shading in. They will also follow along to learn the proportions of the face and begin adding details to turn it into a self-portrait.  



6th Grade
Monochromatic Painting:


The students will apply what they have learned about painting techniques and mixing tints and shades to continue painting their monochromatic paintings.






Below is my schedule, so you can find out what rotation days your child has art.

Day 1 and 6
6th-Ney
3rd-Selgrade
1st-Piatt
Kdg-Smith
Day 2 and 7
6th-Kessler
5th-Wolfe
1st-Bridy
2nd-Schalles
Day 3 and 8
4th-Gierka
3rd-Smith
5th-Walsh
2nd-Dinich
Kdg-Potts
Day 4 and 9
6th-Bound
4th-Reinoehl
3rd-Laudeman
5th-Fey
1st -Kempsey
Day 5 and 10
4th-Moyer
5th-Houser
2nd-Rau
Kdg-Green







Thursday, March 9, 2017


Thursday March 9th – Wed. March 15th


Kindergarten
Roy G. Biv Rainbow Landscape:
Any students who are not yet finished their Warm and Cool Hearts will do so by coloring in the hearts with warm colors and painting the background using watercolors and cool colors only.
The class will then be introduced to the colors of the rainbow and the acronym Roy G. Biv as a way to easily remember their order. The class will be read a book about what it takes to make a rainbow and then complete a packet in which they color in a rainbow using Roy G. Biv colors.



1st Grade
Warm and Cool Colors:
The students will review the Warm and Cool colors. They will learn about the artist Friedrich Hundertwasser. They will draw a series of lines for their background and then color in with cool colors. They will then draw a variety of shapes and color with warm colors. If they have time they will cut out and glue down their shapes onto their background.



2nd Grade
Ancient Roman Mosaic:
The students will review information on making Mosaics. They will trace their design and then begin adding mosaic paper pieces to their project. Once they have finished their black border and outline, they can begin adding colored pieces.






3rd Grade
Racial Symmetry-Mandala:
The students be introduced to Radial Symmetry. The students will practice Radial designs and then complete the packet. They will brainstorm and sketch ideas for the Mandala project.





4th Grade
The Principles of Design:
The students will review the Principles of Design. They will complete packet.  Once the packet is complete, they will brainstorm and sketch project ideas on the white boards. The students will then trace final copy and begin outlining and coloring.
 

5th Grade
Self-Portrait:
The students will follow along with videos to learn the basic steps to drawing eyes, noses, and mouths and then continue adding details and shading in.



6th Grade
Monochromatic Painting:

The students will be introduced to painting techniques. They will practice painting inside the lines using both round and flat brushes. They will then learn about tints and shades and how to mix them. They will complete worksheets by mixing value scales made up of tints and shades.

The students will then brainstorm and sketch ideas for the project and then draw their final copy. They will begin painting their monochromatic painting using only one color with tints and shades of that color.





Below is my schedule, so you can find out what rotation days your child has art.


Day 1 and 6
6th-Ney
3rd-Selgrade
1st-Piatt
Kdg-Smith
Day 2 and 7
6th-Kessler
5th-Wolfe
1st-Bridy
2nd-Schalles
Day 3 and 8
4th-Gierka
3rd-Smith
5th-Walsh
2nd-Dinich
Kdg-Potts
Day 4 and 9
6th-Bound
4th-Reinoehl
3rd-Laudeman
5th-Fey
1st -Kempsey
Day 5 and 10
4th-Moyer
5th-Houser
2nd-Rau
Kdg-Green

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Wed. March 1st - Tuesday March 7th
Data Delay Wed. March 8th-Non Rotation Day



Kindergarten
Warm and Cool Colored Hearts:
The students will learn about the warm and cool colors. They will demonstrate their knowledge through completion of a coloring sheet utilizing the warm and cool colors.
When finished the packet they will review how to properly trace a pattern and trace a variety of hearts on their papers. They will use warm colors only to color in with crayons.
They will review how to create a crayon resist. They will paint the background using watercolors and cool colors only.




1st Grade
Warm and Cool Colors:
The students will learn about the Warm and Cool colors. They will draw and color examples. They will learn about the artist Friedrich Hundertwasser. They will brainstorm ideas for the project.



2nd Grade
Ancient Roman Mosaic:
The students will learn about the Ancient Roman people and specifically about their use of Mosaic techniques. The students will complete color by number and then compare the techniques.
The students will then brainstorm and sketch their idea for the Moasic project. They will trace their idea onto the final paper.
They will learn how to carefully add glue and colored paper to create a mosaic.



3rd Grade
Asymmetrical Winter Landscape:
The students will follow along to practice drawing a landscape that has Asymmetrical balance. They will then re-draw the landscape using chalk on construction paper. They will learn and utilize blending techniques. They will add glitter as a finishing touch.





4th Grade
The Principles of Design:
The students will review the Principles of Design. They will complete packet.  Once the packet is complete, they will brainstorm and sketch project ideas on the white boards. The students will then trace final copy and begin outlining and coloring.
 



5th Grade
Self-Portrait:
The students will finish Op Art projects. The remainder of the class will begin learning how to draw facial features. They will follow along with videos to learn the basic steps and the continue adding details and shading in.





6th Grade
Monochromatic Painting:

The students will be introduced to painting techniques. They will practice painting inside the lines using both round and flat brushes. They will then learn about tints and shades and how to mix them. They will complete worksheets by mixing value scales made up of tints and shades.





Below is my schedule, so you can find out what rotation days your child has art.

Day 1 and 6
6th-Ney
3rd-Selgrade
1st-Piatt
Kdg-Smith
Day 2 and 7
6th-Kessler
5th-Wolfe
1st-Bridy
2nd-Schalles
Day 3 and 8
4th-Gierka
3rd-Smith
5th-Walsh
2nd-Dinich
Kdg-Potts
Day 4 and 9
6th-Bound
4th-Reinoehl
3rd-Laudeman
5th-Fey
1st -Kempsey
Day 5 and 10
4th-Moyer
5th-Houser
2nd-Rau
Kdg-Green