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1st Nine Weeks

5th Grade 4th Grade 3rd Grade 2nd Grade
Optical Illusion Art

Optical Illusion


Lines Lines
Portfolios Portfolios Shapes and Textures Shapes     
Tints and Shades

Positive and Negative




1st Grade Kindergarten PreK  
Lines Lines    
Shapes Shapes    
Texture Texture

Turning a mistake

into Art



2nd Nine Weeks

5th Grade 4th Grade 3rd Grade 2nd Grade
Radial Symmetry

Exploring Art from World Cultures

Print Making

Art around the World
Rotational Name Designs Day of the Dead Vampire Bat Print Leaf Wings African Masks
CD Circle Weaves God’s Eyes (Ojo De Dios) Snow Globe Landscapes  
1st Grade Kindergarten PreK  

The artworks of Vincent Van Gogh

Our 4 Seasons Our 4 Seasons  
Sunflowers Fall Leaves Fall Leaves  
Starry Night Swirls Origami Winter houses Origami Winter houses  


What is Art?

Art is an integral part of the total elementary school curriculum.  Art builds opportunities for children to develop natural sensibilities through making and studying art. As students are guided through visual, tactile, and manipulative art experiences, they build important mental processes / areas.

The art standards guide the development of students' abilities in 7 areas: aesthetic understanding, creative thinking, perceptual awareness, artistic skills and knowledge, historical and cultural context, critical analysis, and connections to other disciplines.

Our elementary art program ensures that the students will understand the following:

  • Imagination is important.
  • There may be more than one answer to a question and more than one solution to a problem.
  • Answers to a question need not be identical.
  • Intrinsic satisfaction matters.
  • Flexibility of thought is critical throughout the course of one’s work.
  • Personal success stems from the care invested in one's own work and the ability to work cooperatively with others in a dynamic studio setting.

~ Excerpted from the Grades K-5 Visual Arts Introduction