K Q4Wk 32-34

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade LevelK
Week #32-34
Unit of InstructionFIsh Mobile
Standard(s) Taught
I can tell what kind of art a piece of  artwork is.  VA.K.C.2.1
I can experiment with different kinds of art because it makes me happy and helps me become a better artist.  VA.K.F.1.1 
I can explore where things go in my art.  VA.K.O.1.1 
I can explore different ways to make art.  VA.K.S.1.1
I can use art tools and materials safely in art class.  VA.K.S.3.3
I can identify other peoples artwork and the ideas they show.  VA.K.S.3.4
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Today I will learn about ARTIST ALEXANDER CALDER and how he was known as the artist who created a new style of sculpture (MOBILES)
• Today I will learn about SHAPE & FORM, so that I CAN create a Calder inspired FISH
MOBILE using pipe cleaners, floral wire and beads.
• Today I will learn about PATTERN, so I can use repeating elements in my bead design.

Classroom Activities

Students will watch a read aloud to learn more about artist, Alexander Calder. We will discuss his new style of sculpture, “mobiles.” Students will then create a fish mobile with pipe cleaners, wires, and beads. We will then upload them to Artsonia. 

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