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Grade 1

Art

In Art Grade 1, students will learn art techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture, and paper making. 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 learn about art in their community and around the world. 

Major Topics and Concepts

  • Art safety and correct behavior
  • Elements of art: line, shape, color, value, and space
  • Types of lines
  • Types of shapes and shape parts
  • Primary and secondary colors
  • Warm colors and cool colors
  • Color wheel
  • Finding space and focal point in artwork
  • Pattern and scale
  • Exploring a new painting technique
  • Elements of art texture and form
  • Using tools to create texture
  • Techniques to create texture
  • Watercolor resist paintings
  • Two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects
  • Examining sculptures
  • Using the five senses in art
  • Animal inspiration in artwork
  • Vincent van Gogh and Niki de Saint Phalle
  • Art around the world: Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America 
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