Q3W20-24 Jan17-Feb14 2nd Grade

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level2nd
Week #20-24
Unit of InstructionMixed Media Jellyfish
Standard(s) Taught


  • I can make good decisions when making art. VA.2.C.2.1
  • I can experiment with tools and techniques to make art. VA.2.S.1.1 
  • I can develop artistic skills by practicing with different materials, techniques, processes, and tools. VA.2.S.2.1 
  • I can become a better artist by practicing. VA.2.S.3.2 
  • I can follow safety directions in art class. VA.2.S.3.3
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Today I will learn about LINE and SHAPE, so that I CAN draw REALISTIC jellyfish.
  • Today I will learn about COLOR and VALUE, so that I CAN use chalk pastels  and choose analogous colors to create HIGHLIGHTS and SHADES to make my jellyfish appear 3D.
Classroom Activities
  • Students will cut out jellyfish body shapes and draw legs and bubbles with a white crayon onto their background paper. 
  • Students will place shapes onto their background paper and spray with liquid neon watercolor. 
  • Students will use neon chalk pastels to add legs and shade bodies.
Assignments Due
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