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Fifth graders looked at the art of famous illustrator Charley Harper, and created animal collages based on his style of Minimal Realism. Also, Wednesday through Friday classes were able to create a complimentary project, Notan (balance of positive and negative … Continue reading
What is “Genius Hour”? Well, the concept is based on the Google corporate principle of letting their employees investigate their own interests 20% of work time. In Art, students could choose an art-based “Big Question” to explore, such as “How … Continue reading
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Fifth graders learned about literary tone (Common Core Language Arts), and applied a tone to either an existing story, or their own. It took me awhile to photograph these, but it was worth the wait! … Continue reading
Here is a link to making layout templates online, then you can print them out for practice!
Here are several creative animations fifth graders made in Art: Movie by: Charlie & Matt from L. Girbino on Vimeo. Brian & Vikas' Movie from L. Girbino on Vimeo.
In this choice-based lesson, students created sculptures. Some of the video is sideways. 5thSculptures from L. Girbino on Vimeo.
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Fifth grade is wrapping up their big Graphic Design Challenge that started with sketchnoting. Then, they had their choice of designing an app logo, a poster for their favorite book, a smartphone case, or a skateboard deck: … Continue reading
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All the art is down from the halls, the last firing of the kiln with the last of the fourth grade clay tiles is done, and I have been very busy doing an inventory of the last of the art … Continue reading