Q3W23-28 Feb3-Mar12 3rd

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level3
Week #23-28
Unit of InstructionBanana Split Sculpture;Artist Study, Form, Texture, Repetition
Standard(s) Taught


  • I can explain why it is important for people in an audience to have best behaviors.  VA.3.H.1.2
  • I can use different materials and subject matters to create imaginative artwork.  VA.3.F.1.1  
  • I can explore how different solutions to artistic problems may work.  VA.3.F.1.2 
  • I can use tools and media to help my artwork send the messages I want it to.  VA.3.S.1.1
  • I can use different resources for inspiration and to achieve different results.  VA.3.S.1.2
  • I can follow procedures focusing on the art-making process.  VA.3.S.2.2
  • I can use materials, tools, and processes to make 2-D and 3-D artwork.  VA.3.S.3.1 
  • I can follow safety rules in art class.  VA.3.S.3.3
  • I can be aware of copyright laws to show respect for other people’s ideas.  VA.3.S.3.4


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Today I will learn about BALANCE and FORM so that I CAN make a  3-DIMENSIONAL banana split that is the same on both sides.
• Today I will learn about Wayne Thiebaud, so that I CAN create a sculpture inspired by his artwork.
• Today I will learn about TEXTURE so that I CAN use joint compound  to give my banana split the appearance of having real whip cream and ice cream.

Classroom Activities

Students will learn about Pop artist, Wayne Thiebaud, and cheerful paintings of sweets. They will plan their sculpture using a variety of resources including images and research on Kindles. Students will  use newspaper, tape, joint compound, air dry clay and paint to create their sculptures. Upon completion, they will upload their work along with an artist state on Artsonia. 

Assignments Due
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