Elementary Art Grade 5
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In Art Grade 5, students are exposed to many styles of art—painting, pottery, glassblowing, sculpting, and graphic design. In addition to the learning about the elements of art like line, space, color, shape, value, form, and texture, this course introduces students to all types of careers in art fields. Students will build upon their art techniques, learn the art of critique, and virtually travel across the world to explore how language and music influence art in different countries.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Elements of art: line, shape, color, and space
- Two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes
- Geometric, irregular, and organic shapes
- Tertiary colors
- Polychromatic, monochromatic, and grayscale color palettes
- Overlapping, layering, shading
- Landscapes, portraits and self portraits
- Movement, repetition, and unity
- Local artists
- Inspiration and process
- Etching, collages, and photomontages
- Copyright law
- Realism, abstract, non-objective art, op art, and surrealism
- David Hockey, Bridget Riley, Rembrandt, Hannah Hoch, and Salvador Dali
- Critique of artwork
- Elements of art: texture and form
- Form through three-dimensional art
- Inspiration from nature
- Rock art
- Gustav Klimt, Henry Moore, Jean Arp, and Reuven Rubin
- Art around the world: Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America
- Critique of artwork
Students will need the following materials: printer, cell phone or scanner, printer paper, sketchbook, drawing tools, painting tools, scissors, glue, construction paper, household objects, and crafting items.
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, oral assessments, and discussions. Core courses will use the state-approved grading scale and Special Area courses will use an S or U grading scale.
Courses subject to availability.