Standard: Fine Arts

25 Feb 2022

Local Storytelling

August-June

Become part of the story of Greenacres and help us retell some of the key moments of its history!

Standards:

  • MU.2RE Reflect on a variety of live or recorded music performances.
  • VA.5PE Use observations, life experiences and imagination as sources for visual symbols, images and creative expression.
  • SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
  • RI.6.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
  • SL.6.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • RL.6.7 Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

Vocabulary:

Camargo Hunt, traditions, genre painting, hunting horn, evolution, plein air drawing, preservation

25 Feb 2022

Creative Investigation

August-June

Come observe and explore the arts through creative investigation.

Standards:

  • 6.VA.5PE Use observations, life experiences and imagination as sources for visual symbols, images and creative expression.
  • 6.VA.1PR Demonstrate technical skill and craftsmanship in the use of materials, tools and technology to solve an artistic problem.
  • Mathematical Practice 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • SL.6.4 Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
  • 6.Geography.6 The variety of physical environments within the Eastern Hemisphere influences human activities. Likewise, human activities modify the physical environment.
  • Mathematical Practice 6. Attend to precision. Mathematical Practice 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Vocabulary:

Stained glass, refraction, extinction, lead lines, Gothic, watercolor resist OR collage

25 Feb 2022

Entertainment and Expression

August-June

Art and music have an important and long-lasting relationship with entertainment. Join us as we explore the many ways that art and music cross disciplines, and express yourself in the process!

Standards:

  • 6.MU.3PR Improvise, compose and arrange music.
  • 6.VA.2PE Discover and articulate how the media forms of the day use art and images to communicate messages and meaning.
  • 6.MU 4RE Recognize how public discussion can affect beliefs about the nature and value of art.
  • SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
  • SL.6.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
  • RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
  • 5. Regions can be determined, classified and compared using data related to various criteria including landform, climate, population, and cultural and economic characteristics. 

Vocabulary:

Chiaroscuro, contrast, silent film, improvise, entertainment

01 Mar 2021

Paper, Bookbinding & Expression

August-June

Join us in learning about different paper-making and book-binding techniques, painting genres, and expression through choice! This program has endless possibilities for adaptation, and can be modified and retaught for veteran groups!

Standards:

  • K- K.VA.8RE Consider and talk about why people make and enjoy works of art. 
  • K- SL.K.3 Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood. 
  • 1st- 1.VA.1PR Demonstrate beginning skill and craftsmanship in the use of art materials and tools.
  • 1st- 1.SS.2 2 Photographs, letters, artifacts and books can be used to learn about the past.
  • 2nd- 2.VA.7PE Generate artmaking ideas from their daily experiences and the environment.
  • 2nd- 2.SS.3 Science and technology have changed daily life.
  • 3rd- 3.VA.2PR Use appropriate visual art vocabulary during artmaking processes.
  • 3rd– 3.ESS.3 Some of Earth’s resources are limited.
  • 4th- 4.VA.2PE Notice and describe different visual effects resulting from artmaking techniques.
  • 4th- 4.PS.1 When objects break into smaller pieces, dissolve, or change state, the total amount of matter is conserved.
  • 5th- 5.VA.1PR Integrate observational and technical skills to strengthen artmaking.
  • 5th- 5.HS.1 Events can be arranged in order of occurrence using the conventions of B.C. and A.D. or B.C.E. and C.E.
  • 6th- 6.VA.2PR Experiment with a variety of techniques and working methods when creating an original work of art.
  • 6th- 6.SS.2 Early civilizations (India, Egypt, China and Mesopotamia) had unique governments, economic systems, social structures, religions, technologies and agricultural practices and products. The cultural practices and products of these early civilizations can be used to help understand the Eastern Hemisphere today.
  • 7th- 7.VA.5PE Examine designed objects and identify the processes and decisions made to produce them with attention to purpose, aesthetics, social issues and cultural and personal meaning.
  • 7th- 7.SS.2 The civilizations that developed in Greece and Rome had an enduring impact on later civilizations. This legacy includes governance and law, engineering and technology, art and architecture, as well as literature and history.
  • 8th- 8.VA.4RE Recognize how public discussion can affect beliefs about the nature and value of art.
  • 8th- L.8.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Vocabulary:

Landscape, portrait, still-life, pulp, screen, bone folder, awl, signature, evolution