5th Grade Q2W11-17

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level5
Week #11-17
Unit of InstructionCapitol Visions:2058
Standard(s) Taught
Visual Arts 
VA.5.F.3.2  Create artwork that shows procedural and analytical thinking to communicate ideas.
 VA.5.H.2.1  Compare works of art on the basis of style, culture, or artists across time to identify visual differences.
 VA.5.S.1.3  Create artworks to depict personal, cultural, and/or historical themes.
VA.5.F.3.4I can follow directions and meet deadlines to complete artwork.  
VA.5.O.2.2 I can use a variety of sources for ideas to resolve challenges in creating original works.  
VA.5.O.3.1 I can create meaningful and unique works of art to effective communicate and document a personal voice.  

Social Studies  
SS.5.A.1.1  Use primary and secondary sources to understand history. 
SS.5.A.1.2  Utilize timelines to identify and discuss American history time periods. 
SS.5.C.2.4  Evaluate the importance of civic responsibilities in American democracy.

Language Arts  
LAFS.5.RI.3.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question    quickly or to solve a problem efficiently. 
LAFS.5.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners   on grade 5 topics and text, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to create a rendering of what they think Florida’s Capitol will look like in 40 years.
Essential Questions: 1. Who and what is a Capitol for? 2. Compare the styles and architectural elements of the old and current Capitol buildings. What features make them look like Capitols?
 Can be mixed media, paint, colored pencil, pastels, etc…  Work must be in 2D format  8.5 x 11 for all works  Photographs of Historic Capitol
1. Students will have students the images of Florida’s Capitol building through time and collaborate and place them in sequential order. They will discuss who and what a Capitol is for. 2. While viewing the images, as a class, we will discuss that as the state grew, so did the government a.  what are some unique architectural features of this pictures? What makes if different from others? b. After studying the unique features of each photograph, what changes can you see over time?  c. What may be changing in the city, state, or nation that would bring about these changes? 3. Reflection question: After they are in the correct sequence students will be asked to look at the first and last picture in the sequence. What still remains from the original Capitol? What may be some of the reasons that this part of the original Capitol has remained in its true form? How might the Capitol evolve?
Students will imagine what they think Florida’s Capitol will look like in 40 years. Has anything changed? Has anything been removed or added? Maybe is has expanded or there are more gardens and parks around it. Students will ponder these questions and  create an original 2D artwork showing what they think it will look like in 2058. They will be able to choose from a variety of materials including, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, collage, and watercolor paints. 

Classroom Activities

Throughout 2018, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum will be celebrating 40 years since the people of Florida saved their Historic Capitol building. In recognition of this event, Florida’s 5th grade students are invited to participate in an art show that will be on display at the Historic Capitol in Tallahassee from January 8th – May 1, 2018.

Students will also watch a Powerpoint presentation to learn more about Architectural characteristics and what special features other capitol buildings in the U.S. have.

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