First Grade

First Grade
'People and Places In Art'

First Grade students will be explore the elements of art using a variety of art media and techniques. Students will learn about people and places in art as we look at various artists throughout time.  We will look at different ways people are depicted in art, study portraits and proportions.  

In addition our Chester art program will begin to incorporate the new Draft National Core Art Standards which focus on Creating, Presenting, Responding, and Connecting.  These standards align with the Common Core Standards as well as college and career ready 21st century learning goals.

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Places

Portraits

Figures in Art
First Grade studied proportions of the human figure and then created and assembled their own "Frankie ' based on the book, 'Happy Birthday Frankie' by Sarah Weeks and Warren Linn.  Students then created environments for their 'Frankies' to live in and presented their work to the class.

Let's Invent!
As we move in time to more Modern Art, What can we learn about art and invention?


Where is Art? Everywhere!
Connecting to their classroom unit on butterflies, student explored color mixing with the primary colors and the idea of symmetry to create their own butterfly puppets.  Students then will create a short play, writing a script, making scenery and preformed their plays for the class.  What talented students!