Category Archives: Fourth Grade

October News

In third grade, students made Zendoodles, then used a viewfinder to select a section for their abstract painting. Students used acrylic paint and mixed their own colors to apply on their enlarged (using proportional grids) compositions. We ended the unit … Continue reading

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4th Grade Art: April & May

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Students completed a graffiti unit, choosing 3 symbols for themselves and designing one tag (marker). Then, they shaded in their brick wall backgrounds from light to dark with colored pencil. We are ending the year with layered acrylic abstract paintings, … Continue reading

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January/February: Fourth Grade News

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Fourth grade students completed their clay unit by imprinting their carved linoleum blocks from printmaking into clay. They made either tiles or trays and all have been sent home. In February, we worked on Design Thinking for our “Wallet Project” … Continue reading

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4th Grade: Graffiti Art

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November/December 4th Grade

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Fourth graders carved linoleum blocks and printed them radially.

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Oct.:Fourth Grade Compositions

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We made abstract art, with a focus on using value in the grids (tempera paint), incorporating a radial design (math concept), and using multimedia (tempera, colored pencil, marker).

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Sept.: 4th Grade Zentangles

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Fourth graders completed two art projects so far this year, Zentangles and Shading Shapes.

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3rd & 4th Grade: Shading Shapes Tutorial

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Global Day of Design: Fourth Grade

Students have been working on a collaborative project based on the Global Day of Design,with the goal of creating/designing/building. Students worked on their projects in both Media and Art, in one of three categories: rollercoasters, mini-golf course, or board games. … Continue reading

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Drawing Hands (Sketchbook)

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