Q3W21-29 Jan25-March29 3rd

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level3
Week #21
Unit of InstructionClay Tropical Fish Sculpture:Form, Texture, Shape, Color
Standard(s) Taught
  • I can explore how different solutions to artistic problems may work.  VA.3.F.1.2 
  • I can use new and creative ideas to complete personal artworks.  VA.3.O.2.1
  • I can follow procedures focusing on the art-making process.  VA.3.S.2.2
  • I can use tools and media to help my artwork send the messages I want it to.  VA.3.S.1.1
  • I can use materials, tools, and processes to make 2-D and 3-D artwork.  VA.3.S.3.1 
  • I can develop craftsmanship skills by practicing.  VA.3.S.3.2 
  • I can follow safety rules in art class.  VA.3.S.3.3
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Today I will learn about FORM, so that I CAN create a three-dimensional Tropical Fish from
• Today I will learn about coils, slabs, and spheres; so that I CAN make my Fish and Sea Floor.
• Today I will learn about TEXTURE, so that I CAN add  fins and a body that appears rough or bumpy

Classroom Activities

Students will create a Tropical fish from air-dry clay and include an ocean floor by beginning with either spheres, coils, or slabs. They will create texture using a variety of tools. Last, they will paint it with Neon Tempera and upload their work to Artsonia along with an artist statement. 

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