Monthly Archives: November 2014

5th Grade Self-Portraits

This is one of my favorite projects to do with 5th Grade. A lot of hard work goes into these. We learn about proportion on day 1 and create a realistic looking human portrait. We discuss cartooning vs. realism. On … Continue reading

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1st Grade Halloween fun!

So not only are these cute and fun to wear, but they required visual measuring and learning an “accordion fold”. What cute little spiders!

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3rd Grade “Mini-Matisses”

In 2nd Grade we learned about Henri Matisse and his paper cut-outs. This year we learned about his still life paintings, and interiors. We identified organic shapes, pattern, and his use of bright colors. We used his painting “goldfish” as … Continue reading

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