• Fourth Grade- Main projects for 2013-2014

     


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    Beach Objects- drawing from still life

     

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    Shells made out of clay- glazed and fired

     

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    A study of Van Gogh

     

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    Harvest Drawing

     

    Fourth Grade- Main Projects for 2013-2014

    Project 1- Northshore vs. Southshore /Beach Objects

    After visiting Garvies Point and Jones Beach with their classes, students will create a painting of the ojects using their feild trip experience.  Students will recall the differences in each of the two beaches and compare and contrast. 

    • form/color/value
    • blance/unity

    Project 2- Jackson Pollack Drip Paintings (students will use as backgrounds for beach objects)

    • color/texture
    • bance/rhythm/unity/

     Project 3- In the style of Gustave Klimt

    Students will analyze works such as The Baby, by Gustave Klimt.  They will create expressive faces and dramatic quilts.

    • organic shape/ motif
    • varied quality of line 
    • unity/ movement/ pattern

    Project 4-  Presentation Projects/ Interdisciplinary

    • Native American Headdresses, Wigwam  and Longhouse 
    • False Face Society Clay Masks 
    • Vincent Van Gogh on Canvas/ Starry Night-Sunflowers-The Cafe-The Bedroom 
    • Electricity Posters and plastercraft lightbulbs 

    Project 5- Line Project 

    quality of line/ organic shape

    • collage
    • balance, movement and unity

    Project 6- Clay Coils 

    coil technique

    • slip and score method

    Project 7- Explorer Ship paintings

    • color theory
    • color mixing/ primary secondary tertiary
    • value- tints and shades