Q1W1 Aug 12-15 2nd

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level2
Week #1
Unit of InstructionCube Mural Inspired by Street Artist, Thank You X ; Collaboration, Contemporary Artist, Symbolism, Pattern
Standard(s) Taught
  • I can make art to communicate my personal interests and express myself. VA.1.C.1.1
  • I can talk about what different works of art might be trying to tell us. VA.2.C.1.2
  • I can use art vocabulary to make connections to other subject areas. VA.2.C.3.1
  • I can identify different kinds of artworks displayed in the community. VA.2.H.2.3
  • 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 describe the use of art to tell about events within the school or community. VA.2.F.3.1
  • I can work with others to make art. VA.2.F.3.2
  • I can use my time effectively when making art. VA.2.F.3.3
  • I can use what I know about making art to become more creative. VA.2.O.1.1
  • I can use my personal experiences to give my artwork meaning. VA.2.O.2.1
  • I can use appropriate art vocabulary to discuss art. VA.2.S.1.4
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

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Classroom Activities


Students will learn about contemporary street artist, Thank You X. We will discuss his artwork where artwork can be seen on display in the community.  We will discuss connections with art and other subject areas.  Students will have a choice of media to include; crayons, markers, or colored pencils. The sides of the cube will be any pattern or design that is unique to them. The left side must incorporate your name into the design. Students will upload their work to Artsonia. 

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