Category Archives: First Grade

Texture

Big ideas: Grade 1 artists will study a few of all the generally recognized elements of art. In this lesson they will study texture. Objective: Study and recognize texture as an element of art. Week 1 Real Texture Project:¬†Create an … Continue reading

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Form

These very intelligent artists have been studying shape, and are now ready to move into form. Here’s what we’ve been working on: Creating forms out of salt dough–different colors. Creating a class form out of oil-based modeling clay. Creating a … Continue reading

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Shape

Put pencil to paper and start making a line that eventually connects to itself. You just made a shape! Color and line help define shape. Sometimes lines themselves can be shapes. ¬†Let’s discover which objects in this painting, called Parade … Continue reading

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Line- A Day (or two) at the Beach

Goal: Consider and observe spiral lines in nature. Invent curved, wavy, spiral lines after compiling a group of lines on your paper. Bellringer: Begin class by asking students to use lines to draw different sizes and types of shells. Give … Continue reading

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