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Elementary Art

k-5 Project List

Mr. Porostosky: k-5 Elementary Art Projects:

Kindergarten

1. Art Portfolio Folder

(I can write the word “ART.”)

2. Underwater Jellyfish Scene (2PE,1PR, 3PR, 4RE)

(I can draw a jelly fish using simple shapes and line.)

(I can cut and paste sea themed objects.)

(I can create a successful composition by arranging sea themed items to form a picture.)

3. Fall Scene (1PE, 1PR, 3PR)

(I can cut and paste Fall themed objects.)

4. Fruity Faces (3PE, 1PR, 3PR, 4PR, 1RE)

(I can identify simple geometric shapes.)

(I can cut and paste fruit shapes. )

(I can arrange fruit shapes to form a fruity face composition.)

5. Leaf Imprints (1PE)

6. Abstract Shapes / Color Theory (2PE, 2PR, 3PR, 4PR, 6RE)

(I can identify simple geometric shapes.)

7. Cutout Animal Scenes (2PR)

8. Dog Drawing Scene (2PR)

(I can draw a dog and house using simple shapes.)

1 First Grade:

1. Art Portfolio Folder

(I can write the word “ART” using the Prime Colors.)

2. Monster in the Closet (6PE, 1PR, 1RE)

(I can draw various animals and mix them together to form a Monster composition.)

(I can cut and paste elements of Monster into the closet.)

(I can write ROY-G-BIV using the colors that correlate with the letter.)

3. Monet Water-lilies (2PE, 4PR, 1RE)

(I can mix different colors of paint. )

(I can paint using proper paint brush techniques. )

(I can clean up my area, hands, and table using water and paper towels.)

4. Matisse Drawing with Scissors (organic shapes) (1PE, 2PE, 2PR, 5RE)

(I can cut and paste organic and geometric shapes.)

(I can identify geometric and organic shapes.)

5. Mondrian Color Theory (1PE, 3PR, 6PR, 7RE)

(I can identify the colors of the color scale in order.)

2 Second Grade:

1. Art Portfolio Folder

(I can create a bubble letter.)

2. Outer-Space Project (3PR, 3RE)

3. House (6PE, 2PR, 5RE)

(I can cut and paste geometric shapes to form a house composition.)

(I can properly use scissors to cut paper.)

4. Fruit Basket Painting (2PE, 6PR, 5RE)

(I can recognize simple shapes when drawing fruit.)

(I can outline a shape while using a stencile.)

(I can paint using proper brushing techniques.)

(I can outline geometric and organic shapes. )

5. ROY-G-BIV Silhouettes

(I can demonstrate the color scale and in between tertiary colors.)

3 Third Grade:

1. Art Portfolio Folder

(I can stylize a bubble letter.)

2. Robot (2PE, 6PR, 5RE)

(I can copy an example using my pencil. )

(I can draw my own robot by creatively embellishing an example image.)

(I can arrange objects successfully to form an outer space composition that shows space and depth.)

3. Underwater Color Scene (1PR)

4. Picasso Self Portraits (3PE, 2PR, 1PR, 2RE, 5RE)

(I can chose colors that create unity to improve a composition.)

(I can color inside an outlined area and recognize its weight.)

(I can apply color till its obtuse and solid.)

(I can simplify facial anatomy to create an abstract portraiture.)

5. One Point Perspective (4PR)

(I can pick a point in a composition and develop correct three-dimensional properties within a two-dimensional plane.)

4 Fourth Grade:

1. Art Portfolio Folder

(I can stylize lettering to form word compositions.)

2. Bird Cage (2PE)

(I can color blend oil pastels demonstrating tertiary colors.)

(I can draw a bird using simple shapes.)

(I can cut and paste objects to create a composion.)

(I can draw strait lines using a ruler.)

3. Op Art -M. C. Escher (2PE, 1PR, 4PR, 6RE)

(I can draw strait lines using a ruler.)

(I can create a three-dimensional composition using one-point perspective.)

(I can use red and blue to create space and depth.)

4. Dragon Fly Project (1PR, 4PR)

5. Drawing One-Point Perspectives (2PE, 1PR, 4PR, 6RE)

(I can pick a point in a composition and develop correct three-dimensional properties within a two-dimensional plane.)

5th Grade:

Art Portfolio Folder

(I can stylize lettering to form word compositions.)

1. Scream (2PE, 4PR, 2RE)

(I can color blend oil pastels demonstrating tertiary colors.)

(I can create light and dark shading by using value.)

(I can add white and black to a color to create value.)

(I can use black and white to create contrast.)

2. Word Art Trains (2PE, 5PE, 1PR, 1RE)

(I can stylize lettering to form word compositions.)

(I can chose colors to compliment a theme and promote unity in a composition.)

3. Jungle Layered Paintings (3PR, 4PR, 5RE)

(I can use overlapping to show space and depth.)

(I can use color tones to promote foreground and background.)

4. Color Theory (4PR, 6RE)

(I can demonstrate knowledge of the color scale ROY-G-BV verbally or in written form.)

(I can create a tertiary in color by mixing two colors together that are next to each other on the color scale.)