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Gina Catalano

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Benefit of Art
Things students can bring in: Rocks, Leaves, Sticks, Magazine/Newspaper

Uses: Replica "cave paintings" on the rocks, leaves for printing or rubbings, sticks for building, collage with magazine/newspaper
Project essentials: Sequins, beads, feathers, glitter etc.
Uses: Add personality and decoration to paintings, drawings, pictures, projects
Texture enhancers: Sand, bubble wrap, oatmeal
Uses: Add texture to art projects- sprinkle sand on paintings/glue, mix oatmeal with paint, glue on bubble wrap
Miscellaneous: Coffee filters, oil pastels, finger paints, modeling clay, baby jars, paper plates
Uses: make sculptures, tie-dye butterflies, drawings, paintings, mini aquariums
Hand-Eye Coordination: Art allows students to use and improve their fine motor skills. Painting, writing, drawing, cutting, reflexes, any kind of movement.
Self-Expression: Art programs in education benefit the children because it allows them to express themselves. Art also allows the students to learn new things that they may not be exposed to outside the classroom. Some children may not have the opportunity to express themselves at home, and may not have the appropriate supplies.
Concentration: Art keeps most students engaged, meaning they're able to do the art project from beginning to finish. Art allows the students to be able to concentrate and get a feeling of accomplishment once they've finished the art project. Some students may have problems doing this in other areas in the classroom.
Work Experience
Definition of Art

Skills Acquired from Using Art
Community involvement
Classroom Supplies List. (2008, January 1). Retrieved September 10, 2014, from http://www.theartsweb.com/supplies_list.htm
Implications for the Classroom
Created By:
Emily Mayfield
Summer Parker
Courtney Zimmerman
Gina Catalano
Activity Ideas:
Family Involvement
School's can have a family art night where parents and children can come in and create art together.
Classroom Supplies List. (2008, January 1). Retrieved September 10, 2014, from http://www.theartsweb.com/supplies_list.htm
1.) Read a chapter book to the class each month and at the end of the month have the students draw/paint/design a "movie poster" for the book- whole class will vote and decide on best one, hang up the winners in the classroom on a bulletin board.

2.) Hang up students' art work in the hallway & classroom- have a different theme every week/month. Put posters around the school inviting other students to come look at the "featured" artwork of the week/month.

3.) Bring in or show famous artist's paintings every week, the painting could match the lesson in either math, science or social studies. Explain how the painting connects to the lesson (or ask them to figure out how the painting and lesson are connected).
What are the benefits of Art Education. (2013, December 8). Retrieved September 9, 2014 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/164517-what-are-the-benefits-of-art-education-for-children/
Nelson-Atkins Museum: YFA (Young Friends of Art) group that holds events to get children and young adults into art
Hello Art: organization that connects the artist to their viewers
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts: Encore; a group where members are encouraged to attend so many events to support KC art as a whole.
Starlight Theatre: Performs plays for all ages
Keeping Up With Kansas City Arts. Retrieved September 9, 2014, from http://www.thisiskc.com/2013/08/keeping-up-with-kansas-city-arts/

Dictionary Definition: The use of skill and imagination in the production of things of beauty.

Internet Definition: The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreaciated primarly for their beauty or emotional power.
Grades Kindergarten-2nd:
Have students close their eyes while they are being read a book. Before the book begins, tell students to visualize the story as it is being told. When the book is complete, have students create what they visualized mentally on paper using crayons, colored pencils, or markers.

Grades 2nd-4th:
Read other culture's versions of a classic folktale to the class. Have students create their own illustrated version of that folktale that would be based on their personal culture and set in modern times.

Grades 4th-6th:
After going on a virtual field trip to an art museum, have students choose a piece of art that appealed to them. Have each student write an essay on their personal interpretation of that art work.

Grades Kindergarten-2nd:

After learning about a different country or culture, have students create a drawing of what they thought was most interesting about the culture that they have just learned about.

Grades 3rd-4th:
When learning about the Civil Rights Movement, have students create a collage (or personal drawings) of Civil Rights leaders and activists. Have them attach a summary of the importance of the Civil Rights Movement, along with what they viewed as the most meaningful event in the movement.

Grades 4th-6th:
After going over topics such as westward expansion, or the Native Americans, have students collect materials such as pop sickle sticks, sticks, and rocks (while providing extra for those who cannot obtain them) and have students create a 3-D model. For example, making a covered wagon using pop sickle sticks or teepee's out of sticks and paper.
Social Studies and Art
Activity Ideas:
Communication Arts and Visual Arts
Art. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15, 2014.

Missouri Learning Standards: Visual Art Grade Level Expectations. (2014) Retrieved September 18, 2014 from http://dese.mo.gov/college-career-readiness/curriculum/missouri-learning-standards
Webster, I. (2007). Merriam-Webster's dictionary and thesaurus (p. 42). Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster.
The school can make an arts and crafts book to send home with all the families.
Have a family art fair.
Families can bring art material for the classroom.
Kansas City Art Fair down at the Plaza. Many tents to look at, food, music, activities.
A field trip to Kaleidoscope for kids to do arts and crafts.
Product Performance -
Students learn to communicate ideas about various subject matters using artwork, art techniques and processes.
Example: Students can use art techniques and processes to illustrate an a subject that was discussed in class; like the water cycle.
Elements and Principles-
Students learn to use art elements and principles to communicate ideas; their own ideas and broad on various topics.
Example: A student can draw a picture to express how they feel or what they know about discrimination.
Artistic Perceptions-
Students learn to analyze, interpret, and critique artwork.
Students learn to use their own personal experiences to respond to artwork.
Interdisciplinary Connections-
Students learn to how to make connections between core disciplines and visual arts.
Example: When learning about the Renaissance period students could make distinct connections between the period and European artists of that time.
Historical and Cultural Context-
Students will learn the importance, function, and influences of art through out history.
Example: Students can use art history to make the connection between how art influenced religion.
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