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KLIMT COLLAGES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE GORGEOUS MIXED MEDIA PIECES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING GUSTAV KLIMT AND ART NOUVEAU.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

POP ART FOOD

FIRST GRADE

THIS AMAZINGLY ACCURATE FOOD WAS DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT CLAUS OLDENBURG AND POP ART. IT IS MADE FROM SCULPEY CLAY.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

GIACOMETTI FIGURES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE SCULPTURES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT ALBERTO GIACOMETTI.

 

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

 

OP ART DISCS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE EYE CATCHING DISCS WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING OP ART, BRIDGET RILEY , VICTOR VASARELY, AND HOW TO USE EXACTO KNIVES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

PAPER COLLAGES

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL PIECES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING KURT SCHWITTERS AND HIS "MERZ" ART.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

MATISSE PATTERN PAINTINGS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE EYE CATCHING PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT MATISSE'S USE OF PATTERN IN HIS PAINTING.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

MIRO MARTIANS

THIRD GRADE

THESE FASCINATING SCULPTURES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT MIRO AND ABSTRACT ART.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

CALDER STABILES

FIRST GRADE

THESE UNIQUE PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT CALDER, HIS MOBILES AND STABILES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

TESSELATIONS

THIRD GRADE

THESE INTRICATE DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT ESCHER AND HIS TESSELATIONS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2,  9.3 AND 9.4

GAUDY BUILDINGS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE PHOTOS DON'T DO JUSTICE TO THESE FABULOUS SCULPEY BUILDINGS. THEY WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING THE ARCHITECTURE OF ANTONI GAUDI.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2,  9.3 AND 9.4

 

WOOD SCULPTURES

FIRST GRADE

THESE AWESOME SCULPTURES WERE DONE IN THE STYLE OF MT. LEBANON ARTIST TONY RYCHALSKI.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2,  9.3 AND 9.4

 

HAND WITH FLOWERS

SECOND GRADE

THESE ARE A TAKE-OFF ON PICASSO'S PAINTING WITH THE SAME NAME. IT WAS PART OF A UNIT ON PICASSO AND CUBISM.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

THREE MUSICIANS

SECOND GRADE

ALSO PART OF THE PICASSO UNIT.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

POINTILLIST KITE

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL KITES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING SEURAT AND POINTILLISM.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

MATISSE SCRATCHBOARD

FOURTH GRADE

THESE COLORFUL PIECES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING MATISSE'S PAPER CUTS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

VEG-HEADS

SECOND GRADE

THESE HILARIOUS PORTRAITS WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING THE WORK OF PAINTER ALBERTO GIACOMETTI.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

   
DUBUFFET FIGURES

THIRD GRADE

THESE INTRICATE DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT JEAN DUBUFFET AND THE ART BRUT MOVEMENT.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 

9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

 

     
 
PEACEABLE KINGDOM

SECOND GRADE

THIS BEAUTIFUL MURAL WAS DONE WHILE THE SECOND GRADERS WERE LEARNING ABOUT PENNSYLVANIA ARTIST EDWARD HICKS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 

9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

 

 

 

   
SPATTER PAINTINGS

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL PIECES WERE DONE WHILE THE FIRST GRADERS LEARNED ABOUT JACKSON POLLOCK AND ACTION PAINTING.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

 
RENE MAGRITTE HENRI ROUSSEAU
CHAGALL ANDY WARHOL
KEITH HARING EDVARD MUNCH
MACHE MASTERPIECES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE AWESOME PIECES WERE DONE WHILE WORKING WITH VISITING ARTIST CHERYL CAPEZZUTI. EACH GROUP CHOSE A MASTERPIECE BY A FAMOUS ARTIST, AND DID THEIR OWN RENDITION OF IT. I'M SURE THESE WILL BE A HUGE HIT AT THE ART SHOW!

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2,9.3 AND 9.4

ROMERO BRITTO
KANDINSKY PAINTINGS

FIRST GRADE

THESE MAGNIFICENT PAINTINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT ABSTRACT ART, WASSILY KANDINSKY, AND A VARIETY OF PAINTING TECHNIQUES. I REALLY THINK THEY'VE HIT THE MARK!

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

OP ART

FIRST GRADE

THESE EYE DAZZLING COLLAGES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING BRIDGET RILEY AND OP ART.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

 

CHIHULY BOWLS AND PAINTINGS

THIRD GRADE

THESE AMAZING PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT DALE CHIHULY AND ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM. THIS WAS A GREAT FOLLOW-UP SINCE MANY OF MY STUDENTS HAD JUST SEEN THE CHIHULY SHOW AT PHIPPS CONSERVATORY.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

DELAUNEY DRAWINGS

FIRST GRADE

THESE INTRICATE DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PATTERN , ABSTRACT ART AND SONIA DELAUNEY.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

WARHOL HANDS

FIRST GRADE

THESE COOL MIXED MEDIA PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PRINTING, POP ART, AND LOCAL ARTIST ANDY WARHOL.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

DELAUNEY DRAWINGS

FOURTH GRADE

THESE COLORFUL PASTEL PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HOW TO WORK WITH PASTELS AND THE HUSBAND AND WIFE TEAM: SONIA AND ROBERT DELAUNEY, PIONEERS OF ABSTRACT ART AND ORPHISM.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

     
   
JASPER JOHNS PAINTING

FOURTH GRADE

THIS AMAZING PIECE WAS CREATED BY THE FOURTH GRADERS WHILE STUDYING POP ARTIST JASPER JOHNS. EVERY STUDENT IN ONE OF THE CLASSES MADE A LETTER OF THE ALPHABET, THE OTHER CLASS MADE NUMBERS. THIS WORK IS A COMBINATION OF ALL THEIR EFFORTS. I THINK ITS GOOD ENOUGH TO HANG IN ANY GALLERY!

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

     
     
     
     
PUPPETS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE COOL PUPPETS WERE MADE WITH THE HELP OF VISITING ARTIST AND NATIONALLY KNOWN PUPPETEER, CHERYL CAPEZZUTI. CHECK OUT THE NEWS SECTION FOR LOTS MORE PICTURES OF THESE AMAZING PUPPETS UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

   
 
WALL SCULPTURE

SECOND GRADE

THIS MAGNIFICENT WALL SCULPTURE WAS INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF LOUISE NEVELSON AND MADE OF WOOD SCRAPS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

ARP COLLAGES

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL COLLAGES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HANS ARP AND THE DADA ART MOVEMENT.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

GADGET PRINTING

FOURTH GRADE

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

 

     
LAUREL BURCH CATS

FIRST GRADE

THESE IMAGINATIVE CATS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT LAUREL BURCH AND PATTERN.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

   
SUNFLOWERS

FOURTH GRADE

THESE MAGNIFICENT SUNFLOWERS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT VAN GOGH.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

   
     
WATER LILIES

SECOND GRADE

THESE BEAUTIFUL CERAMIC WATER LILIES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT MONET AND THE IMPRESSIONISTS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

     
IRIS COLLAGES

THIRD GRADE

THESE GORGEOUS PIECES WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING VAN GOGH AND THE IMPRESSIONISTS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 
MONDRIAN FISH

THIRD GRADE

THESE COLORFUL DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PIET MONDRIAN AND THE PRIMARY COLORS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

     
ARP COLLAGES

FIRST GRADE

THESE UNIQUE COLLAGES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HANS ARP AND THE DADA ART MOVEMENT.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 
YOU'VE HEARD OF SNAKES ON PLANES? WE HAD SNAKES IN SCHOOL!
FABRIC SNAKES

THIRD GRADE

THESE COOL SNAKES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING HOW TO WORK WITH FIBER AND STUDYING THE WORK OF HENRI ROUSSEAU. ROUSSEAU WAS FAMOUS FOR HIDING ANIMALS IN HIS PAINTINGS. WE TOOK HIS LEAD AND HID OUR SNAKES ALL OVER THE SCHOOL.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

A SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MOMS WHO SEWED OUR SNAKES FOR US: MARINA LAUVER, CLAIRE ROCES, BECKY SUTHERLAND, AND HANNAH VAUGHAN!

 
KLEE DRAWINGS

SECOND GRADE

THESE COLORFUL DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING HOW TO DRAW PEOPLE IN MOTION, AND STUDYING THE ART OF PAUL KLEE.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2 AND 9.4

   
GEM KALEIDOSCOPES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE GLITZY  PROJECTS WERE DONE AFTER READING THE STORY

"DONOVAN'S JAR" IN LANGUAGE ARTS. THE STUDENTS LEARNED ALL ABOUT FRACTIONS AND SYMMETRY.

 PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.3

     
     
IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS

THIRD GRADE

THESE TEXTURAL PAINTINGS WERE DONE AFTER STUDYING THE WORK OF VAN GOGH. THESE WILL BE THE BACKGROUNDS FOR COLLAGED IRISES, BUT I THOUGHT THEY WERE GORGEOUS AS THEY WERE!

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2 AND 9.4

   
     
     
     
PORTRAITS

FIRST GRADE

THESE FASCINATING FACES WERE INSPIRED BY THE ARTIST RED GROOMS' WORK. GROOMS WAS KNOWN FOR HIS USE OF ALL KINDS OF UNUSUAL OBJECTS TO CREATE HIS PIECES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

A HUGE THANKS TO ALL THE WONDERFUL PARENTS WHO HELPED THESE WONDERFUL PIECES BECOME A REALITY: BOB LAUVER, DIANA BACKNER, BETSY DILLON, SUSAN UFFELMAN, GINA KRADEL, AMY SULECKI, KATIE CASTE, AND KAREN PETERSON.

   
COLLAGE CLOWNS

SECOND GRADE

THESE COLORFUL CLOWNS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PATTERN AND TEXTURE.

PA. STATE STANDARD: 9.1

     
AGAM PAINTINGS

FOURTH GRADE

THESE FASCINATING PAINTINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PICASSO, ABSTRACT ART, AND ISRAELI ARTIST YAACOV AGAM. THE STUDENTS WORKED WITH INTERN KELLY BELLINI. YOU REALLY HAVE TO SEE THESE IN PERSON TO APPRECIATE HOW AWESOME THEY ARE!

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

     
FALL SCENES

THIRD GRADE

THESE COLORFUL DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HOW TO MAKE AND USE STENCILS, AND HOW TO USE PASTELS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1 AND 9.3

   
     
SCULPEY GECKOS

FOURTH GRADE

THESE SPARKLY GECKOS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING CERAMIC TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARD: 9.1

     
FALL TREES

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL PAINTINGS WERE SPONGE PAINTED IN FALL COLORS WHILE THE FIRST GRADERS LEARNED THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HARD EDGED AND SOFT EDGE PAINTERS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

   
FRIENDSHIP FENCE

FIFTH GRADE

THESE UNIQUE PEOPLE WERE DONE ON PICKETS BY GROUPS OF FIFTH GRADERS FOR OUR BUTTERFLY GARDEN. THIS WAS THEIR LEGACY PROJECT THIS YEAR. THEY LEARNED A LOT ABOUT PAINTING, AND A LOT ABOUT TEAMWORK!

MANY THANKS TO ROB PAPKE FOR ALL HIS HELP WITH THIS PROJECT!

PA. STATE STANDARD: 9.1

THESE AWESOME PORTRAITS WERE DONE BY STUDENTS IN GRADES 1-5 AFTER STUDYING PORTRAITS BY MANY FAMOUS ARTISTS INCLUDING: GRANT WOOD, VAN GOGH, RENOIR, PICASSO, DEGAS, FAITH RINGGOLD...THEY JOIN TOGETHER WITH OUR NEW MURAL IN WELCOMING ALL PEOPLE TO FOSTER ELEMENTARY.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

THESE INTRICATE DRAWINGS WERE DONE BY OUR FIRST GRADERS.

AREN'T THEY AMAZING???

THESE ARE THE LAST PROJECTS CLASSES  COMPLETED LAST YEAR IN PREPARATION FOR OUR HAWAIIAN ART SHOW.

 

HAWAIIAN SUNSETS

SECOND GRADE

THESE AMAZING DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT LANDSCAPES AND PASTEL TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

HULA GIRLS

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL COLLAGE PEOPLE WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING HAWAIIAN CULTURE.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:9.1 AND 9.2

A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE WONDERFUL MOMS WHO HELPED OUT WITH THIS PROJECT: JACKIE RUTLEDGE, JANICE LIMONGI, NANCI FABI, CINDY GLICKERT, JODI HERNANDEZ, AND GAIL VATER.

SHELL BOXES

SECOND GRADE

THESE DECORATIVE BOXES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND VARIOUS PAINTING TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1 AND 9.2

TIKIS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE AMAZING TIKIS WERE HAND CARVED FROM BALSA WOOD. THE STUDENTS LEARNED ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF TIKIS, THER MEANING OF TIKIS IN THE HAWAIIAN CULTURE, A LOT ABOUT SCULPTURE AND CARVING, AND HOW TO SAFELY USE EXACTO KNIVES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

 

THANK YOU TO JOHN FORTNEY AND ANDREW TURTON 

FOR THEIR HELP WITH SAWING AND DRILLING FOR THIS PROJECT!

MENEHUNES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE INTERESTING CERAMIC FIGURES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE 'LITTLE PEOPLE' OF HAWAII. THEY ENJOYED MANY STORIES ABOUT THEM AS THEY LEARNED DIFFERENT CERAMIC TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

STILL LIVES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE IMPRESSIVE STILL LIVES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PAUL  CEZANNE. THEY ARRANGED THEIR OWN STILL LIFE WITH ACTUAL TROPICAL FRUIT, AND THEN DREW IT SHOWING THE LIGHT AND SHADOWS CREATED BY THE SPOTLIGHTS USED. 

AS AN EXTRA TREAT, THEY HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TASTE THE FRUITS OF HAWAII.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

THANKS TO ROB PAPKE , SHARON PHILLIPS, AND BARRY SPECTER FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS PROJECT!

 

LWAS

THIRD GRADE

THESE INTERESTING SCULPTURES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE HAWAIIAN LWA SPIRITS. THIS WAS THEIR SECOND ADDITIVE SCULPTURE THIS YEAR. 

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2 AND 9.3

WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE THESES WITHOUT THE HELP OF OUR WONDERFUL PARENTS: 

GWEN KISKER, KIM MCFADDEN, GINA STOEHR, CINDY GLICKERT, LAURIE HORNACK AND KRISTEN KNOX. THANK YOU!!!

TAPA CLOTH

SECOND GRADE

THESE INTERESTING DRAWINGS WERE DONE WHILE STUDYING

 THE HAWAIIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2 AND 9.4

UNDERWATER SCENES

FIFTH GRADE

THESE AMAZING MIXED MEDIA PIECES WERE DONE AS PART OF THE FIFTH GRADE ASSESSMENT. (THAT IS THE ART VERSION OF THE PSSA'S ) FIFTH GRADERS ACROSS THE DISTRICT DID THIS SAME ASSIGNMENT. THEY LEARNED ABOUT THE ARTISTS: WYLAND, PAUL KLEE, BARBARA WALLACE AND DONNA SHAEFFER.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 AND 9.4

SAND CASTING

FOURTH GRADE

THESE TEXTURAL PIECES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING THE PROCESS OF SAND CASTING, AND ALSO LEARNING DIFFERENT HAWAIIAN SYMBOLS.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1 AND 9.2

ALOHA WEAR

FIRST GRADE

THESE STYLISH ALOHA SHIRTS AND MUU MUUS WERE MADE WHILE LEARNING PRINTING TECHNIQUES AND ABOUT HAWAIIAN ATTIRE.

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

GYOTAKU 
GYOTAKU FISH

THIRD GRADE

THESE UNUSUAL FISH PRINTS WERE DONE IN THE TRADITION OF GYOTAKU. GYOTAKU WAS ORIGINALLY DONE IN JAPAN TO DETERMINE WINNERS OF FISHING CONTESTS. IT IS NOW DONE AS AN ART, AND IS PREVELANT IN HAWAII.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

 
PAPER MACHE AND POINTILLIST FISH
PAPER MACHE FISH

FOURTH GRADE

THESE WHIMSICAL FISH WERE DONE IN THE STYLE OF A LOCAL HAWAIIAN ARTIST

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

POINTILLIST FISH PUPPETS

SECOND GRADE

THESE FISH WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT WARM AND COOL COLORS AND POINTILLISM. 

THEY WILL BE USED IN THE PERFORMANCE AT THE ART SHOW.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

 

 
RAINBOW MAN PAINTINGS
RAINBOW MAN PAINTINGS

FIRST GRADE

RAINBOW MAN IS A SPIRIT ON MAUII WHO IS SAID TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BEAUTIFUL RAINBOWS THERE. THE FIRST GRADERS LEARNED ABOUT HIM, HIS PETROGLYPH, AND PRIMARY AND SECONDARY COLORS WHILE DOING THIS LESSON.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

FISH DISPLAYS

THIS DISPLAY CASE IS FILLED WITH FISH DONE BY FIRST AND SECOND GRADERS.  THE SECOND GRADE PLASTER FISH, WERE MADE USING A MOLD-MAKING TECHNIQUE.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

VOLCANOES

THIRD GRADE

THESE REALISTIC SCULPTURES ARE MADE OF PAPER MACHE. THEY WERE DONE AFTER COMPLETING A UNIT ON ROCKS AND MINERALS IN SCIENCE CLASS. THE THIRD GRADERS ARE ANXIOUSLY AWAITING ERUPTION DAY!(THA DAY AFTER THE ART SHOW).

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.3

   
FOIL SEA CREATURES
FOIL SEA CREATURES

FIRST GRADE

THESE COLORFUL CREATURES WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT HAITIAN TIN ART AND PATTERN.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, AND 9.4

   
BUTTERFLY BATIKS
BATIK BUTTERFLIES

FOURTH GRADE

THESE COLORFUL CRAYON BATIKS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERENT BATIK PROCESSES.

ARE THESE REAL OR FAKES?

ASK A FOURTH GRADER.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

 
RAINBOW FISH PUPPETS
RAINBOW FISH PUPPETS

FIRST GRADE

SEEN ABOVE IN THE FISH DISPLAY.

THE FIRST GRADERS DID RAINBOW FISH, AFTER HEARING THE STORY, WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PATTERN. THEIR FISH PUPPETS WILL BE USED IN A PERFORMANCE THE EVENING OF THE ART SHOW.

   
O'KEEFFE STYLE FLOWERS
   
   
   
HAWAIIAN FLOWERS

FIFTH GRADE

THESE AMAZING FLOWERS ARE DONE IN THE STYLE OF GEORGIA O'KEEFFE. 0THE STUDENTS WORKED FROM PICTURES OF FLOWERS FROM HAWAII.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

   
CERAMIC TURTLE BANKS
TURTLE BANKS

SECOND GRADE

THESE ADORABLE BANKS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE HONUS (SEA TURTLES( IN HAWAII) AND SOME NEW CERAMIC TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

   
ROOSTERS
   
RANGE ROOSTERS

THIRD GRADE

DID YOU KNOW THAT CHICKENS AND ROOSTERS ROAM FREE ON MANY HAWAIIAN ISLANDS? OUR THIRD GRADERS DO!

THESE COLORFUL PAINTINGS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE CULTURE OF HAWAII AND A FEW NEW WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

 

 
COFFEE FILTER FLOWERS
COFFEE FILTER FLOWERS

SECOND GRADE

THESE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS WERE DONE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT PATTERNS AND COLOR MIXING.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

   
HAWAIIAN FANS
HAWAIIAN FANS

SECOND GRADE

THESE COLORFUL FANS WERE DONE AFTER STUDYING COLOR MIXING IN SCIENCE.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

   
SCULPEY FISH
SCULPEY FISH

THIRD GRADE

THIS INTRICATE FISH WAS MADE WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE SEA LIFE IN HAWAII.

PA. STATE STANDARDS:

9.1 AND 9.2

   
THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS WERE FROM FIRST SEMESTER
     
 
   
 
     
FANTASY BEASTIES

FIRST GRADE

PA. STATE STANDARDS:9.1, 9.2 AND 9.4

THESE FASCINATING CREATURES WERE DONE AFTER READING DR. SEUSS'S "IF I RAN THE ZOO" AND STUDYING THE ART OF GEORGES ROUALT.

   
 
CERAMIC HOUSES

FOURTH GRADE

PA. STATE STANDARDS:9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

THESE HOUSES WERE INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF PENNSYLVANIA ARTIST DAVID STABLEY.

     
STORY QUILTS

FIFTH GRADE

PA. STATE STANDARDS: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, AND 9.4

THESE QUILTS WERE DONE AFTER EXTENSIVE STUDY OF THE LIFE, ART, AND WRITING OF FAITH RINGGOLD.

   
the following projects have just been completed this fall. please check back, as i'll be adding new pictures very soon!
   
overwriter parrots

first grade 

pa. state standard: 9.1

 

 
picture frames

second grade

pa. state standard: 9.1

   
 
   
 
   
 
marc franz style animals

second grade

pa. state standards:

9.1, 9.2 and 9.4

nam june paik style robots

third grade

pa. state standards:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4

   
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multicultural tapestries

fourth grade

pa. state standards:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4

     
   

louise nevelson wall sculpture

second grade

pa. state standards: 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3

content standards: 

learn about sculptor louise nevelson

construct a sculpture using wood scraps in nevelson's style

 

tiffany style repousse'

fourth grade

state standards: 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, and 9.4

content standards:

learn about louis comfort tiffany

create a foil repousse' piece in tiffany's style

 

                                                                                                

   
   
sign language hands

second grade

state standards: 9.1 and 9.2

content standards:

find out about sign language

make a sign language letter from clay

 

japanese teacups

first grade

state standards:

9.1 and 9.2

content standards:

Make a teacup from clay

glaze a ceramic teacup

particpate in a modified japanese tea ceremony

   

nearikas

second grade

state standards:

9.1, 9.2, and 9.4

content standards:

Make a nearika from waxworks

examine various artifacts from mexico

 

   
storyteller dolls

third grade

state standards;

9.1. 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4

content standards:

make a ceramic storyteller from clay

learn about native american storyteller dolls

   
   
   
gadget printing

fourth grade

state standards:

9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4

content standards:

examine the silkscreens of andy warhol

produce a print using gadgets

   
   
mosaic alphabet

last year's fourth and fifth grades

state standards:

9.1, 0.2 and 9.3

content standards:

work together in groups to produce mosaic tiles

   
   
   
   
   
fantasy furniture

fifth grade

state standards:

9.1. 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4

content standards:

learned about the importance of form and function in designing furniture

created fantasy chairs from cardboard and cardboard tubes

   
   

 

PENNSYLVANIA STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES  

 

To see the complete document of the Pennsylvania standards in the arts and humanities, you can visit the Pennsylvania department of education website:

  http://www.pde.state.pa.us/stateboard_ed/lib/stateboard_ed/B.ARTS_AND_HUMANITIES_-_IRRC.doc

 or click on the following link: standards

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