Elementary Art Curriculum Learning Objectives

Kindergarten

  • Develop fine motor skills through tracing preset shapes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of primary colors.
  • Recognize and draw basic two- dimensional shapes.
  • Demonstrate proper usage of biggie temperas, cutting on a line, use of liquid glue and fingerpainting techniques.

First Grade

  • Recognize and draw the following line styles; vertical, horizontal, diagonal, wavy, curved and zig zag.
  • Name primary colors.
  • Name warm and cool colors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to draw a triangle, circle, oval, rectangle and square.
  • Demonstrate proper grip for drawing and cutting utensils.
  • Create a self-portrait.

Second Grade

  • Demonstrate the ability to mix primaries to create secondary colors.
  • Demonstrate ability to create crayon resist.
  • Identify the characteristics of and create a realistic composition.
  • Identify and create a contour line drawing.
  • Create a paper weaving using warp and weft.

Third Grade

  • Identify characteristic of and use of organic and geometric shapes.
  • Create a realistic family portrait.
  • Create a symmetrical piece of art.
  • Demonstrate correct watercolor technique and mixing.
  • Create a thumbnail sketch that leads to a final piece of art.

Fourth Grade

  • Create a landscape and be able to identify foreground, middle ground, and background.
  • Create a work of art that reflects the characteristics of a specific world culture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and use of neutral colors.
  • Demonstrate color mixing in a variety of media.
  • Create a still-life drawing.
  • Create a realistic drawing.

Fifth Grade

  • Create a three-dimensional art piece and explain the difference between two and three-dimensional work.
  • Create artwork that demonstrates radial balance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of complimentary colors.
  • Create a non-objective composition.
  • Create a one-point perspective drawing.
  • Create an optical illusion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade