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Artful Teaching

Mrs. Schellenberg & Young Artists

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's  Poem:             Success-     to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; To know  even one life breathed easier because of you.

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We used the wiring for our artful galimotos

Duncan Ceramics, Thank you! With your help and friends of the Fresno Art Museum 's  support, every child created a tie-dyed T Shirt. You made our world brighter!

Fresno County Office of Education, WE THANK You for the opportunity to create with clay!

Thank you Mr. Bullwinkle and Fresno County Office of Education for awarding us with a grant to purchase a kiln and clay supplies. We are so happy and grateful!

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C...Creating

Process Component: Investigate/Plan/Make
Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work

Enduring Understanding: Artists and designers shape artistic investigations, following or breaking with traditions in pursuit of creative artmaking goals.

Essential Question: How does knowing the contexts histories, and traditions of art forms help us create works of art and design? Why do artists follow or break from established traditions? How do artists determine what resources and criteria are needed to formulate artistic

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Apply knowledge of available resources, tools, and technologies to investigate personal ideas through the art-making process. - See more at: http://nationalartsstandards.org/customize-handbook

Skills, Processes, Materials, and Tools
  • 2.1 Explore ideas for art in a personal sketchbook.
  • 2.2 Mix and apply tempera paints to create tints, shades, and neutral colors.
Communication and Expression Through Original Works of Art
  • 2.3 Paint or draw a landscape, seascape, or cityscape that shows the illusion of space.
  • 2.4 Create a work of art based on the observation of objects and scenes in daily life, emphasizing value changes.
  • 2.5 Create an imaginative clay sculpture based on an organic form.
  • 2.6 Create an original work of art emphasizing rhythm and movement, using a selected printing process.

A...Articulating Artistic Process

 
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Process Component: Select
Anchor Standard: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.
Enduring Understanding: Artists, curators and others consider a variety of factors and methods including evolving technologies when preparing and refining artwork for display and or when deciding if and how to preserve and protect it.
Essential Question: What methods and processes are considered when preparing artwork for presentation or preservation? How does refining artwork affect its meaning to the viewer? What criteria are considered when selecting work for presentation, a portfolio, or a collection?
Identify exhibit space and prepare works of art including artists’ statements, for presentation.

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Develop Perceptual Skills and Visual Arts Vocabulary
  • 1.1 Perceive and describe rhythm and movement in works of art and in the environment.
  • 1.2 Describe how artists use tints and shades in painting.
  • 1.3 Identify and describe how foreground, middle ground, and background are used to create the illusion of space.
  • 1.4 Compare and contrast two works of art made by the use of different art tools and media (e.g., watercolor, tempera, computer).
Analyze Art Elements and Principles of Design
  • 1.5 Identify and describe elements of art in works of art, emphasizing line, color, shape/form, texture, space, and valu

F...Finding Connections

 
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Process Component: Synthesize
Anchor Standard: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
Enduring Understanding: People develop ideas and understandings of society, culture, and history through their interactions with and analysis of art.
Essential Question: How does art help us understand the lives of people of different times, places, and cultures? How is art used to impact the views of a society? How does art preserve aspects of life?
Develop a work of art based on observations of surroundings.

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Role and Development of the Visual Arts
  • 3.1 Compare and describe various works of art that have a similar theme and were created at different time periods.
  • 3.2 Identify artists from his or her own community, county, or state and discuss local or regional art traditions.
  • 3.3 Distinguish and describe representational, abstract, and nonrepresentational works of art.
Diversity of the Visual Arts
  • 3.4 Identify and describe objects of art from different parts of the world observed in visits to a museum or gallery (e.g., puppets, masks, containers).
  • 3.5 Write about a work of art that reflects a student's own cultural background.
  • Connections and Applications
  • 5.1 Describe how costumes contribute to the meaning of a dance.
  • 5.2 Write a poem or story inspired by their own works of art.
  • Visual Literacy
  • 5.3 Look at images in figurative works of art and predict what might happen next, telling what clues in the work support their ideas.
  • Careers and Career-Related Skills
  • 5.4 Describe how artists (e.g., architects, book illustrators, muralists, industrial designers) have affected people's lives.

E...Engaging with the Art

Process Component: Perceive
Anchor Standard: Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Enduring Understanding: Visual imagery influences understanding of and responses to the world.
Essential Question: What is an image? Where and how do we encounter images in our world? How do images influence our views of the world?
Determine messages communicated by an image.

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Derive Meaning
  • 4.1 Compare and contrast selected works of art and describe them, using appropriate vocabulary of art.
Make Informed Judgments
  • 4.2 Identify successful and less successful compositional and expressive qualities of their own works of art and describe what might be done to improve them.
  • 4.3 Select an artist's work and, using appropriate vocabulary of art, explain its successful compositional and communicative qualities.

I Can Common Core Revised to work with Art

 I can effectively participate in discussions. SL.3.1
 I can come to discussions prepared to share my ideas. SL.3.1
 I can follow appropriate rules for discussions, such as taking my turn. SL.3.1
 I can ask questions to help me understand discussions and stay on topic. SL.3.1
 I can explain my own thinking and ideas after a discussion. SL.3.1
 I can figure out the main idea and details of what I see and hear. SL.3.2
 I can ask and answer questions about information I hear from another speaker. 
SL.3.2
I Can Share What I Know
 I can report on a topic or tell a story with correct and appropriate facts. SL.3.4
 I can speak clearly and at a good pace. SL.3.4
 I can create engaging audio recordings to show fluency in my reading. SL.3.5
 I can create visual displays to help others understand what I am sharing. SL.3.5
 I can speak in complete sentences to make what
 I am sharing more clear to others. SL.3.6

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