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January, February 2016



In January and February, we will explore a variety of Multicultural and winter themes.




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Grade 1: Students will use thick black outline and paint to create lines and patterns within the outline of Matryoshka dolls. The designs will show the need to adapt the body features to the outline of the bulbous shape. Indoors and holidays, youngsters seem to have toys on their minds.

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Grade 1:  Chinese Dragons Students will use  use three tints of blue paint (similar to the blue and white glazes of Chinese ceramics) to create a mythological Chinese dragon. This art project will provide an opportunity to learn about Chines lore and the magic of the dragon.  We will be able to celebrate Lunar New Year on February 19 with a lot of dragon love in our hearts!

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Grade 2: Symmetric hearts Second graders will use dark oil pastel to create half a heart then fold the paper to magically transfer their designs and create a symmetric image.  Next paint will be added to the shapes.  Students will mix white to full strength colors to create tints.
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Grade 2: Ndebele Dolls Exploring the motif of dolls of Ndebele of South Africa, second graders will use striking color, symmetric and geometric pattern to create images similar to those of the beaded dolls that hold an important role in the cultural life of these peoples.

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Grade 3:   Ndebele Houses Exploring the motif of Ndebele homes of South Africa, Third graders will use striking color, symmetric and geometric pattern to create images similar to those of the painted homes that hold an important role in the artistic life of these people.

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Grade 4:   African Shields Exploring the motif of African shields, Fourth graders will use bold color, bold geometric design, and step by step development of their compositions to create shield designs influenced by African tradition.

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Grade 5: Face/Vase Optical Illusion To get our eyes and brains opened up and awake after a long holiday break.... some time exploring optical illusions.  Insight from a video, http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-optical-illusions-trick-your-brain-nathan-s-jacobs#review   Followed by our own designs of a Face/Vase optical illusion.

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Grade 5: Symmetric mugs of cocoa Franklin Fifth graders will use dark oil pastel to create half a cup then fold the paper to magically transfer their designs and create a symmetric image.  Next paint will be added to the shapes.  Students will mix white to full strength colors to create tints. We will also discuss drawing of a cylinder and how perspective creates ellipses in a round object.
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Grade 5:   African Masks Exploring the motif of African masks, Fifth graders will use bold color, bold geometric design, and step by step development of their compositions to create 3D mask designs influenced by African tradition. The painted masks will be enhanced with the addition of beads,  and shredded or cut paper.
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