Art - 2

In Art Grade 2, students will learn different techniques for creating art. Through interactive practices, videos, and offline activities, students will explore art and artists. Students will learn about the elements of art like line, space, color, shape, value, form, and texture. Students will also discover where artists find inspiration in their own culture and how they show it in their art.

Major Topics and Concepts

 
  • Identify art, art tools, art rules, and correct behavior
  • Elements of art: line, shape, color, and space
  • Identify different elements of art and how they are used in artwork
  • Types of lines and shapes
  • Pigments, hue, intensity, and value
  • Contrast and scale
  • Focal points
  • Positive and negative space
  • Spreading messages through art
  • Art processes and art techniques
  • Art careers
  • Self-portrait and mosaic construction
  • Pointillism and Pop Art
  • Jackson Pollock, Antoni Gaudi, Gorges Seurat, and Grant Wood
  • Critique of artwork
  • Elements of art: texture and form
  • Recognizing texture
  • Techniques for creating texture
  • Land art, art installations, and finger painting
  • Emotions in art
  • Eric Carle, Robert Smithson, and Nancy Holt
  • Art around the world: Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America

Grade Level

  Grade 2

Duration

  Annual

Requirements

Students will need the following materials: printer, cell phone or scanner, printer paper, sketchbook, drawing tools, painting tools, scissors, glue, construction paper, household objects, and crafting items.

Prerequisites

  None

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