1. Investigates and discovers the personal relationship of artists to community, culture, & world through making & studying art.
2. Explores and articulates ideas and universal themes from diverse cultures of the past and present.
3. Discusses the purpose of art in a variety of world cultures.
4. The student creates artworks emphasizing one or more elements of art (e.g., color, line, shape, form, and texture).
5. Creates art emphasizing one or more principles of design.
6. The student understands and applies media, techniques, and processes of two-dimensional art processes (drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed-media).
7. Creates drawings with a variety of media.
1.Map showing India in relation to the U.S.,
K-2nd: Pictures of Indian art: Henna tattooed hands n(Mehndi), Paper, Pencils, & Crayons.
3rd-5th: Pictures of decorated Indian elephants, Pencils, Paper (variety of kind & colors), Fabric swatches, Scissors, Glue sticks, plastic gems, sequins, Broken jewelry pieces, Construction Paper Crayons, Colored Pencils, Markers
Week 1: Introduce EQ, standards and vocabulary. Show map of India in relation to where we are in the world.
Week 2: Go over EQ and review vocab. Tell students that we will begin creating our own Indian Art today. Pass out materials needed.
Week 3: Review EQ and vocab. Pass out materials and student artwork that they began last week.
Weeks 4 & 5: Finish artwork. Give K-2nd graders a Rangoli design coloring sheet to color. Give 3rd-5th graders circles to trace for their Rangoli designs.
Week 1: Show Safari Montage video: “Global Wonders: India” to K-2nd graders. Show 4 minute Youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spJqj_RtDwc to 3rd-5th graders about the Elephant Festival in India celebrating Holi.
Week 2: Pass out paper and pencils. K-2nd students begin tracing their hands. Guide them through the process. 3rd-5th students will begin drawing elephants.
Weeks 3: Guide students as they continue to work on art.
Weeks 4 & 5: Students continue coloring, embellishing, and completing their art pieces. K-2nd graders color a Rangoli design when finished with Henna hands. When finished with elephants, 3rd-5th graders may design a henna hand or a Rangoli or both.
Self-Assessment Rubric, Reflections in sketchbooks