1st Q3 Wk 20-23

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level1
Week #20-23
Unit of InstructionEastern Dragon
Standard(s) Taught
I can talk about how different works of art tell us about a culture.  VA.1.H.1.1
I can describe the ways artists use their work to share knowledge and life experiences.  VA.1.H.1.3
I can compare artworks from different cultures.  VA.1.H.2.1
I can use personal symbols in artwork to show what is happening around me and in my community.  VA.1.O.3.1
I can experiment with different materials and ways of making art to express ideas.  VA.1.S.1.1 
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • I can discuss the difference between Western and Eastern Dragons
  • I can create a 3D Eastern dragon using paper and string.
  • I can create or use personal symbols in my artwork
Classroom Activities

Students will watch a Prezi and YouTube video comparing and contrasting Eastern and Western dragons.  We will discuss symbols and how they can create their own and use it in their artwork. Students will create their dragon using paper and string and add a symbol they created or one that inspired them to their artwork. Students will upload and title their work on Artsonia.

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