First Grade Art
First Grade students receive art instruction once a week for 60
Art engagements we explored this year include:
Painting - Abstract Alphabet (Stuart Davis)
- Tempera Heart Painting
- Winter Landscape (Grandma Moses)
Drawing - Observational Corn Drawing
- Joan Miro inspired Drawing
- Cave animal drawings
Weaving - Paper Houses Starry Night (Vincent Van Gogh)
Clay - Ceramic Mixed Media Birds
Relief Sculptures - Paper Masks
Students will build upon previous art knowledge and personal experiences combined with new techniques to advance their skills.
Cross curricular connections include reading Caldecott books, math (symmetry) and science (mixing colors, glaze).
Art vocabulary for Grade 1:
Pattern Color Wheel
Foreground Primary Colors
Background Secondary Colors
Sculpture Warm Colors
Clay Cool Colors
Classroom volunteers are always welcome!