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2011-2012 Archive
2010-2011 Archive
Second Grade Core Knowledge
SIDE by SIDE TEACHER (or SUBSTITUTE) RESPONSIBILITY:
  1. Be Present and involved in teaching art lesson - pitching in when appropriate

  2. Use BEST classroom management practices
  3. Sit within close proximity of students during demonstrations
  4. Make all possible connections with ART lesson and your CURRICULUM
  5. Participate in your own art-making along with your students
  6. Help specialist when asked
Language Arts CORE CURRICULUM MAP FOR INTEGRATION, 2011-12:
AUG / SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
JANUARY
FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
MAY
JUNE
Below are the suggested target understandings and skills for second grade visual arts:
  • Making Art and Expressing Meaning in Art - Express warm and cool ideas and things through warm and cool colors. Use an event important to the students as a subject. Create landscapes that show depth by overlapping. Display some textures in landscapes.
  • Appreciating and Decoding Meaning in Art - Create art that has a use such as a vase, pencil holder, etc. Consider why artworks are grouped in a museum. Discuss why artists used warm and cool colors.
VISUAL ARTS CORE CURRICULUM
CONTENT GUIDE:

GUIDEBOOK SECOND GRADE

WEEKLY LESSONS:
MAY:
Islamic Art & Calligraphy

WEEK OF APRIL 16TH:

OWLS IN THE CITY

Using tree cookies, students will design the face of the owl. Faces will then be glued on paper - a color of choice. Ears, feathers, feet and details will be added with an assortment of materials. Classroom teacher will design the city scene for the owls to be added.

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WEEK OF APRIL 9TH:
Objectives:
  1. Students will compare and contrast the significance of the cherry blossom compared to the blossoms of other fruit bearing trees.
  2. Using a blowing technique, students will create a 2D form of a tree with branches using the oak gall ink made from scratch by the 5th and 6th Graders.
  3. Blossoms are added to the branch tips using "tinted" reds and shades of pink.
  4. Fibonacci numbers are introduced/reviewed to incorporate for number of petals.


CHERRY BLOSSOM ART


Week of February 27th: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
LESSON:
"I like to PAINT Green Eggs & Ham"
  1. Share the Youtube story

2.Introduce TINT - when you add white or lighter colors to a bold color, you change the TINT. When you add a darker color or Black to a bold color you change the SHADE (upper grades may add blues)
3.Walk students through the following drawing steps and introduce "CROSS HATCHING" (my turn, your turn style), using black sharpees.
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4. Demonstrate mixing white and yellow paint with green to make at least 5 different tints of green. Just squirt a little bit of water in the center of the paint trays or students will use too much water Paint the green eggs and ham.
example:Green_Eggs_Sample.jpg
WEEKS OF JANUARY 23RD - FEBRUARY 13TH
Lesson 1: Color Wheel Pinwheels
Lesson 2: Warm & Cool Colors Collage
Collage Template for Warm & Cool Colors

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Lesson 3: How to make a Hot Hand Cool
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December 12th:
Snowmen AT Night
Printmaking

December 5th:
Coca Cola Polar Bears
4 Commercials
September 12th:
September 12th:
American Flag
August 29th:
Warm up - a continuous line
Drawing Frogs:
http://youtu.be/bciNp3KTJto