Monday and Tuesday students will finish editing their portrait by desaturating, outlining with the pencil tool and adding color showing value to each area of the portrait. All work will be saved to the Student ID folder.
Wednesday period 6 only due to early release: Students will find images that symbolize the items on their brainstorming list. Images will be saved to the student ID folder and edited individual using editor.
Thursday students will continue to edit all images.
Friday students will insert images as layers to create a new image.
Monday students will list at least 3 iconic and legendary people. They will decide on 1 person they would like to use for their project. They will create a brainstorming list of at least 10 things related to the accomplishments of that person.
Tuesday students will find a high contrast image of the legendary or iconic figure they chose for their project. They will save their image to their student ID folder.
Wednesday and Thursday I will model step by step instructions for using Pixlr.com photo editor adjustments and filters. Students will get familiar with the tool bar, navigator box and layers box.
Friday I will recap and model the tools we used earlier in the week. Students will work independently to edit their images using their rubric.
Monday and Tuesday students will finish up their Faith Ringgold Story Quilts.
Wednesday through Friday students will be creating a Doodle for Google.
Monday through Wednesday students will finish adding the elements of color and value to their drawing.
Thursday and Friday students will create their quilt border using patterns from magazines, material and cut paper designs.
Monday and Tuesday students will use their brainstorming list of ideas to symbolize their story. If they wrote a story, they will examine the nouns and create symbols for each one. Students will sketch out a possible lay-out plan for their story.
Wednesday students will create the frame or "quilt" template around their drawing paper. They will use rulers to measure in 3" intervals horizontally and vertically on their paper.
Thursday and Friday students will begin drawing their story within the center of their drawing paper.
Monday: Sub/ Mona Lisa Creations
Tuesday: Snow day
Wednesday students will learn about African American artist Faith Ringgold by watching "The Last Story Quilt". Students will answer questions as they watch the video.
Thursday students will examine Ringgold's work and think about how they will tell their visual story.
Friday students will create a brainstorming list of ideas for their story quilt. They will choose a childhood story or memory, a current event or their cultural heritage.
Tuesday through Thursday students will finish painting their Aboriginal Dot Art paintings.
Friday students will write an artist statement to accompany their work.
Monday and Tuesday students will continue to paint solid areas of color with tempera paints.
Wednesday students will begin painting small dots to outline and define objects.
Thursday students will learn about artist Pablo Picasso and answer questions in Scholastic Arts Magazine.
Friday students will continue to paint their designs.
Monday students will learn about Aboriginal Art and think about what kind of dot art they would like to create.
Tuesday and Wednesday students will create a rough sketch of an animal or map of their choice.
Thursday and Friday students will draw out their design on drawing paper.
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