PYP 3 - How We Express Ourselves - Qualities & Art
An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic
Our choice of arts enables us to express the qualities we value
Lines of Inquiry
Function, Connection, Perspective
Communicator, Risk Taker, Confidence
Creativity, Enthusiasm and Reflective
Theory of element of arts for teachers.
http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html (interactive learning)
Picasso style online drawing (great)
Explanation about vector and bitmap: http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/ aboutgraphics/a/bitmapvector.htm
Toolkit will help teachers to teach element of arts and also create or practising using elements to create artwork online http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html
Fun interactive online painting: http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/
Paint brusher, using online tool to create painting
Compilation of online drawing tools websites http://skyje.com/2010/03/drawing-tools/ and http://max.designwalker.com/tools/20-online-drawing-tools/
Qualities in famous people + definition
how to make playdough
biography for kids
Element of Arts Quiz
http://www.fleurdelis.com/symbolism.htm symbols vs meaning
The colors of the world around us, the use of color in great works of art, and the emotional impact of color are all discussed in simple terms and connected to the design of the color wheel.
Instructs on the Elements of Art on a elementary school level. Full of pictures and easily-understood descriptions.
Here are the basic "Elements and Principles of Design", great resource for teachers, art teachers, and substitutes of elementary, middle school, and high school art students.
1st Formative Assessment
Students show the understanding of the elements of art and the function of elements in art
2nd Formative Assessment
Students makes connections between elements of art with the qualities in people. Criteria :
You are an artist who is inspired by someone special. You want to appreciate his/her qualities by creating a piece of art work. Assessment tool : Rubric
Assessment strategy : Open Ended Task
Forms of Arts: