Art Seasons: Summer Sparkle
A clearly laid out full-colour PDF presentation. This is a great art unit to combine with a Science inquiry into the changing Seasons, weather, the ocean and summer holidays. This art lesson covers junior fine-motor skills like smooth and accurate painting. The elements of line and colour are also explored. Suggested success / assessment criteria are included for drawing and painting skills as well as conceptual understanding of colour .Picture books have been given as reference among a list of resource links and a clear and comprehensive photo journal of each step of the process has been provided, along with student and teacher exemplars of work in progress and also the completed works. Links to video painting demonstrations by the author have been given for teachers and can be shown to students as well. Enjoy the step-by-step instructions in this lesson, brimming with colour photographs of authentic student work. The student examples in this unit were created by 5-6 year olds. Landscape layout suitable for viewing through data projector for junior/middle primary or can be used for independent viewing by senior primary students. Presentation consists of 61 slides (pages).
Examples in this unit were made by Y2 students. A more challenging option for older students has also been included.
I have been so impressed with your season art units that I have purchased them all. Not being a particularly arty person I am always will to give things a try especially as the younger children learn so much being creative. I look forward to putting this unit to use. (On February 12, 2016, Karen V.)
If your year group is learning about weather or seasons, consider the following art units so that each class could work on an art response to a different season:
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