2nd Grade Q2W11-16

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level2
Week #11-16
Unit of InstructionGratitude Feather
Standard(s) Taught
I can identify good art skills in peers and others. VA.2.C.2.2
I can find connections between creating with art ideas and creating with information from other subject areas. VA.2.H.3.1
I can use my imagination to create artwork using my personal ideas and selected materials. VA.2.F.1.1
I can work with others to make art. VA.2.F.3.2
I can use my personal experiences to give my artwork meaning. VA.2.O.2.1 
I can create art that is meaningful to me and explains ideas about local and global communities. VA.2.O.3.1
I can use different resources to get inspiration for art. VA.2.S.1.2
I can describe the difference between using my own ideas and someone else’s to create art. VA.2.S.3.3


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

•Today I will learn about LINE and SHAPES, so that I CAN draw a feather from
OBSERVATION. I’ll know I have it when my lines and shapes resemble a feather.
•Today I will learn about COLOR, so that I CAN create a feather and select a
COMPLEMENTARY color for the background.
• Today I will learn about PATTERN and LINE so that I CAN create a repeating
pattern on my feather. I’ll Know I have it when I can identify 3 elements to my
feather design and see it repeating.

Classroom Activities

We will watch a video about being thankful and students will create painted paper using Tempera paint. They will then draw a feather from observation. They will create a pattern on their feather using oil pastels and glue their feather to a complimentary colored background. Students will write a list of what they are thankful for and stamp words of gratitude to add to their artwork. Students will then upload and share their work on Artsonia.

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