Q1W1 Aug12-15 1st

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level1
Week #1
Unit of InstructionCube Mural Inspired by Street Artist, Thank You X ; Collaboration, Contemporary Artist, Symbolism, Pattern
Standard(s) Taught
  • I can create and talk about art that I find interesting. VA.1.C.1.1
  • 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 identify places people can go to look at art.  VA.1.H.2.3
  • I can identify connections between art and other school subjects.  VA.1.H.3.1
  • I can use different materials and real or original choices to create artwork.  VA.1.F.1.1
  • I can describe how art is used to share information about the community.  VA.1.F.3.1
  • I can create pictures and symbols to express thoughts and feelings.  VA.1.O.2.1
  • I can use different materials ways of making art to show my thoughts, feelings, and experiences.  VA.1.S.1.2
  • I can create works of art to tell a personal story.  VA.1.S.1.3
  • I can use art vocabulary to talk about art.  VA.1.S.1.4
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Students will learn about contemporary street artist, Thank You X. We will discuss his artwork and where artists get their ideas. We will also discuss where artwork can be seen on display  and how art can share community information.  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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