Grade 3


In Art Grade 3, students will learn about the elements of art like line, space, color, shape, value, form, and texture. Through interactive practices, videos, and offline activities, students will learn the principles of design while they explore art from around the world. Students will learn art techniques that will fuel their creative spirit. 

Major Topics and Concepts

  • Elements of art: line, shape, color, and space
  • Two-dimensional shapes (both geometric and organic)
  • Pigments, hue, intensity, and value
  • Warm and cool colors
  • Color wheel
  • Movement, emphasis, perspective, proportion
  • Audience behavior
  • Realism, abstract, modernism, op art, and surrealism
  • Still life and sculptures
  • Edgar Degas, Joan Miro, Georgia O’Keefe, Robert Delaunay, and Victor Vasarely
  • Critique of artwork
  • Elements of art: texture and form
  • Three-dimensional forms in the environment, artwork, and architecture
  • Symbols and variety
  • Appropriate behavior with art
  • Impact of community art
  • Mixed media art, glassblowing techniques, safety, and history
  • Robert Rauschenberg and Dale Chihuly
  • Art around the world: Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America 
  • Critique of artwork
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