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May 8, 2018

Kindergarten 

Science Standard Standard 4 Life Science. Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things.

Objective 1 
Investigate living things.

Compare and contrast young plants and animals with their parents. 

Visual Art Standard K.V.CR.2: 
Build skills in various media and approaches to art-making; use art materials, tools, and equipment in a safe way; and create art that communicates a story about a natural o...

October 30, 2017

Students will share their knowledge of traditions by discussing the differences and similarities between Halloween and Day of the Dead and create celebratory masks.

October 8, 2017

Students apply knowledge of ratios using rulers to create a montage, solidifying concepts of unity, individual importance and teamwork.

October 8, 2017

Kindergarten Standard 4 
Life Science. Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things.

Objective 1 Investigate living things.Objective 2 Describe the parts of living things. Identify major parts of plants, e.g., roots, stem, leaf, flower, trunk, branches.

Visual Art Standard: Strand: CREATE (K.V.CR) Students will generate artistic work by conceptualizing, organizing, and completing their artistic ideas. They w...

October 5, 2017

TITLE: Sunflower Lesson
Author: Zachary Baggett Year: 2017
Artform: Visual Art Grade: 1 or 2 Duration: 2x45 Min sessions

OVERVIEW
Learners engage in art and investigate life through using the different senses. Students will categorize necessities of life and utilize new vocabulary. Learners will engage with the work of Vincent Van Gogh.

OBJECTIVES
Learners will engage in sensory engagement in investigation of life forms and artwork creation.
Learners will utilize new vocabulary in expressing artwo...

September 28, 2017

TITLE: ECLIPSE COLLAGE

Author: Zachary Baggett

Year: 2017

Artform: Visual Art

Grade: 3 and 6

Duration: 45 Min session

SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Black Paper for background Colored Paper of colors white, yellow, orange, pink, red, violet, blue Document Camera for providing instruction Visual references to the work of Andy Goldsworthy Visual refrences to total solar eclipse Visual references for color gradients

FINE ART STANDARDS

Standard 6.V.CO.2: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal...

September 27, 2017

TITLE: SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY

Author: Zachary Baggett

Year: 2016

Artform: Visual Art

Grade: 3

Duration: 45 Min session

OVERVIEW

earners will explore the mathematical wonders of nature by discovering geometric patterns in snowflakes, and by creating fractal patterns of snowflakes using geometric stamps.

SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Cardstock Paper, Sky Blue

Physical or digital story of "Snowflake Bentley"

White Acrylic Paint Geometric Foam shapes including: Hexogon, trapazoid, rhombus, triangle etc....

September 27, 2017

TITLE: PIXEL ART AREA AND PERIMETER

Author: Zachary Baggett

Year: 2015

Art form: Visual Art

Grade: 4

Duration: 2x45 Min sessions

OVERVIEW

Students will explore pixel based graphic design while employing knowledge area and perimeter.

SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Grid Paper 1/4" blocks or cm blocks Doc Camera Visual References of Pixel Art Drawing Tools (crayons work well)

FINE ART STANDARDS

Standard 4.V.P.1: Analyze how past, present, and emerging technologies have affected the preservation and...

September 27, 2017

TITLE: ECLIPSE COLLAGE

Author: Zachary Baggett

Year: 2017

Art form: Visual Art

Grade: 3 or 6

Duration: 45 Min session

SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Black Paper for background Colored Paper of colors white, yellow, orange, pink, red, violet, blue Document Camera for providing instruction Visual references to the work of Andy Goldsworthy Visual refrences to total solar eclipse Visual references for color gradients

FINE ART STANDARDS

Standard 6.V.CO.2: Relate artistic ideas and works with societ...

September 26, 2017

Create extreme close up images of animal eyes. Discuss attributes of living things, survival traits, and patterns.

September 26, 2017

Students will explore art making processes used by various Native American Tribes with an introduction to weaving, and what roles art and function play.

September 26, 2017

Students use geometric process of reflection to conceptualize lines of symmetry and notions of positive and negative space, and principles of design

September 26, 2017

Create relief prints and discuss the relief impressions that are left behind in the fossilization process.

September 24, 2017

Word Clouds are a form of typography that creates an image out of words. This exercise utilizes descriptive words to reinforce knowledge of adverbs and adjectives.