Q1W6-8 Sept 18-Nov 9th All Grades

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade LevelK-5
Week #6-8
Unit of InstructionThe Poppy Project
Standard(s) Taught
K standards
  •  I can create art and share it with others.  VA.K.C.1.1
  • I can create works of art to show things that happened to me and my community.  VA.K.O.3.1 
  • I can explore different ways to make art.  VA.K.S.1.1
  • I can identify other peoples artwork and the ideas they show.  VA.K.S.3.4
1st Standards
  • I can find clues to help me understand and think about art. VA.1.C.1.2
  • I can tell you how an idea gets turned into art. VA.1.C.2.1
  • I can describe the ways artists use their work to share knowledge and life experiences.  VA.1.H.1.3
  • I can describe how art is used to share information about the community.  VA.1.F.3.1
  • I can be respectful of other people’s art.  VA.1.S.3.4
2nd Grade standards
  • I can identify different kinds of artworks displayed in the community. VA.2.H.2.3
  • I can describe the use of art to tell about events within the school or community. VA.2.F.3.1
  • I can use my time effectively when making art. VA.2.F.3.3
  • I can create art that is meaningful to me and explains ideas about local and global communities. VA.2.O.3.1
  • I can experiment with tools and techniques to make art. VA.2.S.1.1 
  • I can use different resources to get inspiration for art. VA.2.S.1.2
  • I can develop artistic skills by practicing with different materials, techniques, processes, and tools. VA.2.S.2.1 
3rd Standards
  • I can improve my work by comparing it to the techniques used by others.  VA.3.C.2.2
  • I can improve my work by listening to helpful advice from others.  VA.3.C.2.3
  • I can critique artwork and understand how it was created.  VA.3.C.3.1
  • I can create artwork that tells what is happening in the community.  VA.3.F.3.1
  • I can collaborate with others to create art.  VA.3.F.3.2
  • I can show that I know to be aware of time and stick with it to complete artwork.  VA.3.F.3.3
  • I can use art ideas from different times and cultures in my own art.  VA.3.S.1.3
  • 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 
4th Standards
  • I can understand and think about works of art based on what I know and observe.  VA.4.C.1.2 
  • I can revise my artwork to be sure I followed the directions.  VA.4.C.2.1
  • I can use accurate art vocabulary when analyzing works of art.  VA.4.C.3.1
  • I can identify historical and cultural influences that have inspired artists.  VA.4.H.1.1
  • I can describe artworks that honor individuals, groups, events, and/or cultures.  VA.4.H.1.3
  • I can create art to promote awareness of school and/or community concerns.  VA.4.F.3.1
  • I can collaborate with peers in the art room to achieve a common art goal.  VA.4.F.3.2
  • I can demonstrate development of 21st-century skills by completing art in a timely manner.  VA.4.F.3.3
  • I can create artworks that integrate ideas from culture or history.  VA.4.S.1.3
  • I can correctly use art vocabulary to discuss works of art and the creative process.  VA.4.S.1.4 
 5th Standards
  • I can use prior knowledge and observation skills to reflect on, analyze, and interpret exemplary works of art.  VA.5.C.1.2
  • I can examine and discuss exemplary works of art to evaluate my own artwork.  VA.5.C.1.3
  • I can revise artwork, and know it’s a necessary part of the creative process.  VA.5.C.2.1
  • I can use constructive criticism to improve as an artist.  VA.5.C.2.4
  • I can use art-criticism processes to determine why an artist created a work of art.  VA.5.C.3.2 
  • I can critique works of art to understand the content and make connections with other content areas.  VA.5.C.3.3
  • I can examine historical and cultural influences that inspire artists and their work.  VA.5.H.1.1
  • I can explain why some artists are highly respected.  VA.5.H.1.4
  • I can discuss artworks found in public places to identify the significance of the work in the community.  VA.5.H.2.3
  • I can develop multiple solutions to solve artistic problems and justify personal artistic or aesthetic choices.  VA.5.F.1.2
  • I can create artwork to promote public awareness of community and/or global concerns.  VA.5.F.3.1
  • I can work collaboratively and show leadership skills to complete an art task.  VA.5.F.3.3
  • I can follow directions and meet deadlines to complete artwork.  VA.5.F.3.4
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
K,1
    • Learn about Georgia O’Keeffe and her flower paintings
    • Work with Georgia O’Keeffe’s style
    • Increased awareness by drawing and using oil pastel to make an object larger than life
    • Today I will learn about LINE and COLOR and SPACE, so that I CAN create a FLOWER in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe. I’ll know I have it when I have my flower fills the paper and I can see all of the details of the flower shapes. 
    • Today I will learn about TEMPERA PAINT, so that I CAN blend at least 2 colors to make my flower. 
2nd
• Today I will learn about LINE, so that I CAN create FLOWERS that have repeating line elements that RADIATE out from the central point.
• Today I will learn about PATTERN, so that I CAN draw flowers with LINES and SHAPES that REPEAT by drawing my first petal and repeating it around the center.

3-5

  • Learn about Georgia O’Keeffe and her flower paintings
  • Work with Georgia O’Keeffe’s style
  • Increased awareness by drawing and using oil pastel to make an object larger than life
  • Today I will learn about LINE and COLOR and SPACE, so that I CAN create a FLOWER in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe. I’ll know I have it when I have my flower fills the paper and I can see all of the details of the flower shapes. 
  • Today I will learn about OIL PASTEL, so that I CAN blend at least 2 colors to make my flower. 
Classroom Activities

All students will learn about why the poppy came to symbolize the sacrifices of World War I soldiers and later all those killed in military service to their country.  They will make poppies for the Poppy Wall of Valor to pay homage to the ultimate sacrifice made by members of the Eighth Air Force. The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force hopes to collect 26,000 red paper poppies from students across America. For more information:

 http://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20180421/poolers-mighty-eighth-museum-seeks-26000-handmade-poppies-for-wall-of-valor

Grades K and 1 will learn about artist Georgia O’Keeffe and paint close-up poppies. They will draw and paint petals mixing red with yellow and  add a stamen by cutting out construction paper and gluing it to the center. 

2nd Grade will use watercolor paint and coffee filters to make their poppy. They will paint it by using their observation skills and looking at several photos of poppies. 

3rd through 5th grade will learn about artist Georgia O’Keeffe and use oil pastels to make their close-up poppy inspired by the artist. 

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