Second Grade

Mixed Up Animals!

Art Theme: oil pastels, animals, identity

Overview: Students are asked to imagine they were an animal, but they are a unique never before seen kind of animal that is a combination of animals. For example: a cat with fins, an elephant with zebra stripes.

Students used oil pastels and Sharpe to create their animals, then painted the background with tempura paint.

Art Lesson Objectives:

Objective 1: Combine features of at least two animals to create a new unique animal.
Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
VAD 3 (K-2) –1: Students demonstrate the ability to communicate in the language of Visual Art and Design.

Objective 2: Ability to apply the following elements and principles of art and design: texture and composition.
Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
VAD 1 (K-2) – 2: Students demonstrate knowledge and skill of media, tools, techniques, and processes of Visual Art and Design.

Objective 3: Student was able to reflect upon their own work.
Responding: Anchor Standard 7:
Perceive and analyze artistic work.
VAD 4 (K-2) –1: Students reflect upon, analyze and evaluate the work of self and others.

Evaluation:
1. Did student combine at least two animals?
2. Was the student able to create texture?
3. Was student able to create an interesting composition?
4. Was student able to reflect upon their own work?
 

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