•  Athabascan Mittens (currently missing)

    Mittens Students will examine the traditional lifestyle of Athabascan people. They will look at clothing, and the types and materials used for decoration. After looking closely at beading, students will design their own beaded mitten.
     
    Objectives and assessment criteria
     
    Students will:
    • learn about Athabascan Indians of interior Alaska and Sally Hudson, in particular.
    • identify patterns in trim strips and create their own pattern.
    • neatly cut and glue shapes, using tools properly.
    • finish their Athabascan Mitten including a beading design.
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    Henry Moore Figure Sculpture
     
    image sculpture
    Students will study the artist Henry Moore who made sculptures of people. They create a simple figure out of paper and clay. These figures include “holes” or negative space in the style of Henry Moore's sculptures.

     
    Objectives and assessment criteria
     
    Students will:
    • learn about Henry Moore, the English sculptor and know why he was famous.
    • cut out a figure and glue it onto their base.
    • create a small sculpture that looks similar to their cut person.
    • have at least one hole or negative space in their person.
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    Shape-Ka-Bobs
    Image shapes
     
     
    Students will learn about textures. They will go on a texture hunt in their room naming textures they find. Then they will make rubbings from texture forms, cut them out, and put them on a stick to make a "Shape-ka-Bob."
     
     

    Objectives and assessment criteria
     
    Students will:
    • find and name textures.
    • make color rubbings from different shaped textures.
    • cut and glue carefully.
    • assemble textured shapes onto a stick.


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    Sunflowers
    Sunflowers
     
     
    Students read the book Camille and the Sunflowers, a story about Vincent Van Gogh, and learn of his love for painting sunflowers. Inspired by this, they paint a sunflower of their own.
     
     
     
    Objectives and assessment criteria

    Students will:
    • learn about Vincent Van Gogh by reading the book Camille and the Sunflowers.
    • paint a sunflower in the manner of Vincent Van Gogh.
    • discuss the life of Vincent Van Gogh and the other characters in the book.
    • learn and show in their art the parts of the sunflower.
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