Intermediate (5th and 6th Grade Art): A Live Semester Course
In this semester live course, students will complete 6 art units, learning about different artists, movements, and cultures while manipulating various art media.
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over 15 weeks
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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This course will provide six different art units targeted for 5th and 6th grade students. Each unit will cover a different artist, art movement, and/ or art culture and will teach students how to manipulate various art media, both 2D and 3D, better preparing students for upper middle school art. Once the course begins, students will start a new unit approximately every 2 to 3 weeks, depending on the project. (See weekly breakdown listed below). Each unit will have a different learning...
Students will learn about six major artists, art movements, and/ or art cultures including the Renaissance, Op Art, and Pop Art. Students will also learn how to manipulate at grade appropriate levels various art media as described in the weekly breakdown including ceramics, graphic design, illustration, and painting. Finally, students will learn how to use sketchbooks as brainstorming and media practicing tools.
Each project is designed to meet (a) particular art standard(s) for most U.S. states for fifth and sixth grade. I have taught as a certified art teacher each project numerous times as various schools. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts Education and have been working as a professional educator since 2008. I am certified by the state of Indiana to teach preschool through 12th grade art and am certified in action-based learning.
Most projects will be completed in class. However, whatever parts of the project are not finished in class may need to be completed outside of class before the class begin. After class each week, the teacher will post what needs to be completed by the next week.
Needed supplies include a 8.5x11” or 9x12” sketchbook or mixed media book, a pocket folder to store projects, colored pencils, acrylic or tempera paint (various colors), paint brushes, a paper plate or paint palette, a ruler with a metal edge, an Xacto knife (optional), 1 pound of air dry clay, access to a printer and to a computer with internet access, glue, scissors, an old hardcover book with at least a one-inch spine, colored markers (optional), and 9x12” colored/ construction paper (optional). Most supplies can be purchased at local department stores for a much cheaper price than an art supply store. A photo of the supplies will be posted to the class page.
As the class is designed for lower middle school art, no grades will be given. However, students will still need to meet project requirements and will participate in project critiques.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
For the Pop Art prints project, we will be using Pixlr.com, a free online software that requires no account or download and is COPPA compliant. We will use Pixlr to edit selfies to create a print. Since Pixlr is free, ads do pop up on the screen, but the ads are not inappropriate.
We will be using Pixlr.com, a free online software that requires no account or download. We will use Pixlr to edit selfies to create a print.
Jenny Millerart teacher
592 total reviews
731 completed classes
Hello, I’m Jenny Miller! I’ve been an professional educator since 2008. I’ve taught art as a licensed teacher for grades k-12, have also been a substitute teacher for all grades, work as a certified professional organizer both with children and...