My Neighborhood

Program Length: 45-minutes

# of visits: 3

Visual Art

Program Description: The program gives students the opportunity to express their points of view, in their creations, analyze the artistic elements and principals that contributed to the mood of artistic work, demonstrate the process of creating a mixed-media collage that expresses the unique aspects in their neighborhood that creates a sense of place, illustrating a current social concern and conveying a mood. Students will reflect and discuss social themes that are prevalent today.

1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 Visual Art
Visual Art English
Both Grade Level and Arts/PE Program Alignment
3 45 min
3 45 min
In-School Short Term Residency
All year
$10 0
$250 0
no Email
Paint brushes, tempera paint, glue sticks, cups, wax paper, heavyweight paper, 11×18 multi-colored construction paper, and paper towels and books/images.
pencils
table to set up paints
I can create a neighborhood collage that will illustrate the unique aspects of my neighborhood and create a sense of place. Students will understand the background of Romare Bearden and his artwork. Students will brief paragraph describing their neighborhood and how they incorporated a sense of place in their work.
The program gives students the opportunity to express their points of view, in their creations, analyze the artistic elements and principals that contributed to the mood of artistic work, demonstrate the process of creating a mixed-media collage that expresses the unique aspects in their neighborhood that creates a sense of place, illustrating a current social concern and conveying a mood.The students will be evaluated informally while they are working on their neighborhood composition. The formal assessment will be students writing about their own ideas about how to portray the unique aspects of their neighborhood environment that create a Sense of Place and how they portray current events. Students will be informally evaluated during the class discussion about their neighborhood project.All lessons will be adjusted based on grade level.
The program gives students the opportunity to express their points of view, in their creations, analyze the artistic elements and principals that contributed to the mood of artistic work, demonstrate the process of creating a mixed-media collage that expresses the unique aspects in their neighborhood that creates a sense of place, illustrating a current social concern and conveying a mood. Students will reflect and discuss social themes that are prevalent today.The students will be evaluated informally while they are working on their neighborhood composition. The formal assessment will be students writing about their own ideas about how to portray the unique aspects of their neighborhood environment that create a Sense of Place and how they portray current events. Students will be informally evaluated during the class discussion about their neighborhood project.All lessons will be adjusted based on grade level.
Assist in handing out materials and creation of students Neighborhood collage.

Grade 1
Grade 1: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details #2: Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Grade 1: Visual Art: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work. 1.1a Engage collaboratively in exploration and imaginative play with materials.
Grade 1: Visual Art: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work. 1.2a Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
Grade 2
Grade 2: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details #2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Grade 2: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Brainstorm collaboratively multiple approaches to an art or design problem.
Grade 2: Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Experiment with various materials and tools to explore personal interests in a work of art or design.
Grade 3
Grade 3: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details: #3.Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Grade 3: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Elaborate on an imaginative idea.
Grade 3: Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Create personally satisfying artwork using a variety of artistic processes and materials.
Grade 4
Grade 4: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details: #2.Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Grade 4: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Brainstorm multiple approaches to a creative art or design problem.
Grade 4: Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: When making works of art, utilize and care for materials, tools, and equipment in a manner that prevents danger to oneself and other.
Grade 5
Grade 5: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details #3.Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Grade 5: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making.
Grade 5: Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Demonstrate quality craftsmanship through care for and use of materials, tools, and equipment.
Grade 6
Grade 6: Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details #2.Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Grade 6: Creating: Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Formulate an artistic investigation of personally relevant content for creating art.
Grade 6: Creating: Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

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