Q1W1 Aug12-15 3rd

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level3
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 develop ideas to express myself.  VA.3.C.1.1
  • I can reflect on and interpret works of art, using observation skills, prior knowledge, and experience. VA.3.C.1.2
  • I can tell you where artwork is on display for people to see.  VA.3.H.2.3
  • I can identify places where artists or designers have made an impact on the community.  VA.3.F.2.1
  • 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 show how organization and design are used to arrange my artwork.  VA.3.O.1.1
  • I can use new and creative ideas to complete personal artworks.  VA.3.O.2.1
  • I can use symbols, visual language, and/or written language to tell about myself or others.  VA.3.O.3.1
  • I can use the structure, organization, steps, and techniques of art.  VA.3.S.2.1


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 works,  in addition the  the structural elements of art and organizational principals. We will also discuss where artwork can be seen on display and how artists and designers may have impacted their community. 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 and explain why they made the decisions they did. 

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