Q1W2 Aug. 21-Oct. 19 4th Grade

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level4
Week #2
Unit of InstructionFluorescent Sea Turtle
Standard(s) Taught
I can compare the ways artworks and utilitarian objects are created.  VA.4.C.3.2
I can make connections between art and other subjects. VA.4.C.3.3
I can identify differences between artworks and utilitarian objects.  VA.4.H.2.2
I can identify reasons to display artwork in public places.  VA.4.H.2.3
I can discuss how artists and designers have made an impact on the community.  VA.4.F.2.1
I can discuss the importance of copyright law in relation to art.  VA.4.S.3.4
I can combine art media with innovative ideas to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional art.  VA.4.F.1.1
I can examine and apply creative solutions to solve an artistic problem.  VA.4.F.1.2
I can use tools and materials to achieve diverse effects in my artwork.  VA.4.S.1.1
I can explore and use media, technology, and other art resources to express ideas visually.  VA.4.S.1.2
I can experiment with various materials, tools, techniques, and processes to achieve a variety of results in two- and/or three-dimensional art.  VA.4.S.3.1
I can plan, produce, and practice my art.  VA.4.S.3.2
I can make my art better by using many resources to get ideas.  VA.4.C.2.2
I can take ideas from various resources to create unique artworks.  VA.4.C.2.3
I can discuss the importance of copyright law in relation to art.  VA.4.S.3.4
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
 
Classroom Activities
This is their Square1 art project. We will discuss differences between artworks and utilitarian objects compare the ways artworks and utilitarian objects are created.  Students will learn how artists and designers have made an impact on the community and reasons to display artwork in public places.
Students will learn about how black lights work and how they effect fluorescent paint. They will explore different fluorescent media including: tempera, chalk, watercolor, construction paper, and puffy paint and how they react under fluorescent light. Students will be able to use their Kindles to aid in inspiration and we will discuss copyright law in relation to art. They will have their choice of media and design of their sea turtle. 
 Last, the student will upload their work to Artsonia, along with a statement. 
Assignments Due
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