fifth grade

lesson 1: the melting clock

lesson 2: birds of a feather

lesson 2: birds of a feather

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The fifth grade students will be exposed to abstract composition based on real life objects.

lesson 2: birds of a feather

lesson 2: birds of a feather

lesson 2: birds of a feather

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John James Audubon's attention to detail and preservation of birds will inspire the students to create a collage/painting of cardinals.

lesson 3: the scream

lesson 2: birds of a feather

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

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The students will create an advanced art project that teaches one-point perspective based on Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream".

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

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Students will create a paper mache ice cream cone based on the whimsical paintings of food by Wayne Thiebaud.

lesson 5: a clipper ship

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

lesson 5: a clipper ship

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The historical artists J.M.W Turner's paintings showed his personal insights through his art.  The fifth graders will paint a Clipper Ship.

lesson 6: good graffiti

lesson 4: the ice cream sculpture

lesson 5: a clipper ship

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The fifth graders will learn about the cultural artist Banksy and re-create one of his inspirational murals.

lesson 7: the sistine chapel

lesson 9: A native american chief

lesson 7: the sistine chapel

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Learning about the conservation of art and how museums contribute to art conservation is the inspiration behind our pastel drawing by Michelangelo.

level 8: laundry in the wind

lesson 9: A native american chief

lesson 7: the sistine chapel

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The students will learn about artists from different historical periods, but painted the same subject.  They will then re-create their own painting  by Andrew Wyeth.

lesson 9: A native american chief

lesson 9: A native american chief

lesson 9: A native american chief

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The students will learn about two artists who featured Native Americans very differently in their paintings.

lesson 10: love logo

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

lesson 9: A native american chief

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The students will identify design icons, logos and other symbols.  They will create their own Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture painting.

lesson 11: hot air balloons

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

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The female artist E. Charleton's work featured work from California and parts of Europe.  The students will create a watercolor and pastel painting of hot balloons.

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

lesson 12: gesture and contour drawing

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The fifth graders will learn how to draw gesture and contour observation drawing inspired by the artist and sculpture Louise Bourgeois.