Storytime Art Club

Mrs. K~ M.Ed./ K-12 Art Cert.
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(83)
Cozy up for a feel good story, paint a picture, and brush up on comprehension skills. This small group class is based on cute holiday stories, laid back atmosphere and socializing with friends.

Class Experience

US Grade Kindergarten - 3
Beginner - Advanced Level
Students will learn about comprehension, drawing techniques and painting skills. 

ART .VA .I .K .2 Work with materials and tools safely with environmental awareness. 
ART .VA .I .K .3 Explore the elements of art through playful sensory experiences. 
ART.VA.I.K.4 Prepare, complete, and sign finished artwork. 
ART .VA .II .K .1 Explore the basic uses of art materials to produce artwork. 
ART .VA .II .K .2 Use a variety of lines, colors, and basic geometric shapes and patterns to creatively express feelings and personal experiences. 
ART .VA .II .K .3 Participate in discussions of the aspects of environment, family, and home in the creation of art. 
ART .VA .II .K .4 Select subject matter and communicate a personal story in a painting or drawing. 
ART .VA .II .K .5 Express thoughts and ideas through the creation of art-work.
ART .VA .II .K .6 Experiment with different technologies. 
ART .VA .III .K .1 Explore and discuss why artists create. 
ART .VA .III .K .2 Recognize that art can be created for self-expression or fun. 
ART .VA .III .K .3 Describe the sensory qualities in a work of art. 
ART .VA .III .K .4   Describe a personal artwork. 
ART .VA .III .K .5   Illustrate a personal experience. 
ART .VA .IV .K .1    Understand that humans from all cultures, past or present, have created art. 
ART .VA .IV .K .2    Identify and talk about artwork found around the world. 
ART .VA .IV .K .2    Share the student’s family and culture through discussion and artwork. 
ART .VA .V .K .1   Identify and discuss art in the student’s environment. 
ART .VA .V .K .2    Identify and speak about artists as people who generate new ideas and create art. 
ART .VA .V .K .3 Identify how pattern, shape, rhythm, and movement are used throughout the arts. 
ART .VA .V .K .4 Explore connections between the visual arts and another curriculum. 
ART .VA .I .1 .1 Identify and experiment with materials to communicate ideas related to the student’s world. 
ART .VA .I .1 .2 Demonstrate the responsible use of project materials with environmental awareness. 
ART .VA .I .1 .3 Recognize and illustrate the elements of art to communicate personal experiences. 
ART .VA .I .1 .4 Use revision strategies to enhance personal artwork. 
ART .VA .II .1 .2 Explore the use of knowledge of the elements of art. 
ART .VA .II .1 .3 Explore and discuss how artists construct ideas in artworks. 
ART .VA .II .1 .4 Plan and create artwork using subject matter selected from personal experiences. 
ART .VA .II .1 .5 Understand how artists/illustrators use images to tell stories. 
ART .VA .II .1 .6 Explore the computer as another tool for creating art. 
ART .VA .III .1 .2 Identify the purpose of community art. 
ART .VA .III .1 .3 Demonstrate respect for the value of other opinions in discussion. 
ART .VA .III .1 .4   Describe the artwork of classmates using art terminology. 
ART .VA .III .1 .5   Discuss why people use art as a creative outlet .4)
ART .VA .IV .1 .1    Identify symbols, trademarks, icons, emblems, and other visual motifs in the student’s culture. 
ART .VA .IV .1 .2    Describe how the subject matter of artwork may be connected to the environment in which it was created . 
ART.VA.IV.1.3    Give examples that illustrate how the artwork of different groups is influenced by the environment in which it was created.
ART .VA .V .1 .1   Recognize art forms created for functional and recreational purposes. 
ART .VA .V .1 .2    Identify artists in the community. 
ART .VA .V .1 .3 Identify similarities between the visual arts and other arts disciplines. 
ART .VA .V .1 .4 Discover connections between the visual arts and other curricula through student artwork. 
ART .VA .I .2 .1 Identify and use various materials and techniques using a sequential process. 
ART .VA .I .2 .2 Demonstrate the safe use of a variety of materials, tools, and processes with environmental awareness. 
ART .VA .I .2 .3 Compare and explore elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas related to personal environment. 
ART .VA .I .2 .4 Use revision strategies to modify personal artwork and then mount it to enhance its presentation. 
ART .VA .II .2 .1 Demonstrate how materials, techniques, and processes can be used creatively to communicate ideas. 
ART .VA .II .2 .2 Combine the use of elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas. 
ART .VA .II .2 .3 Understand and recognize how artists create and construct multiple solutions to visual problems in artworks . 
ART .VA .II .2 .4 Use symbols to create artwork that expresses and communicates meaning.
ART .VA .II .2 .5 Compare and contrast how artists convey ideas through the creation of artwork . 
ART .VA .II .2 .6 Demonstrate how artwork can be created using computers and electronic media as a tool for creative expression.
ART .VA .III .2 .1 Develop a visual vocabulary. 
ART.VA.III.2.2 Recognize that art is created to fulfill personal and/or social needs. 
ART .VA .III .2 .3 Share personal experiences and preferences in response to works of art. 
ART .VA .III .2 .4   Evaluate personal artwork using art terminology. 
ART.VA.III.2.5   Reflect on how art expresses ideas, feelings, and opinions.  
ART .VA .IV .2 .1    Compare symbols, trademarks, icons, emblems, and other visual motifs in various cultures. ART.VA.IV.2.2    Discuss the subject matter of artwork from particular cultures at specific times. 
ART .VA .IV .2 .3 Debate images of a past or present culture.    
ART .VA .V .2 .1   Describe how art is used in everyday life. 
ART .VA .V .2 .2    Investigate and identify visual art careers that relate to children. 
ART .VA .V .2 .3 Identify similarities among the arts including vocabulary, elements of art,    and principles of design. ART .VA .V .2 .4 Demonstrate connections between the visual arts and another curriculum through student artwork. ART.VA .I .3 .1 Compare the use of various materials to communicate ideas and sensory experiences in an artwork. ART.VA .I .3 .2 Demonstrate control and safe use of a variety of art tools with environmental awareness. 
ART .VA .I .3 .3 Describe, discuss, and model the elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas. 
ART .VA .I .3 .4 Select, present, and evaluate personal artwork.  
ART .VA .II .3 .1 Apply materials and techniques to problem solve in the creation of art. 
ART .VA .II .3 .2 Create a composition using the elements of art and principles of design to    communicate ideas 
ART .VA .II .3 .3 Examine how artists turn ideas into visual solutions. 
ART .VA .II .3 .4 Combine ideas, symbols, and experiences that express and communicate meaning. 
ART .VA .II .3 .5 Create artwork that aesthetically and creatively conveys an idea. 
ART .VA .II .3 .6 Design artwork using computers and electronic media to create original works of art. 
ART .VA .III .3 .1 Compare the elements of art used in personal artwork. 
ART .VA .III .3 .2 Examine how art expresses cultural traditions. 
ART.VA.III.3.3 Highlight social trends that influence our emotional reactions to art. 
ART .VA .III .3 .4   Select a piece of personal artwork, critique it using art terminology, and make revisions . ART.VA.III.3.5   Discuss how personal experiences influence the creation of art. 
ART .VA .IV .3 .1 Examine customs or traditions celebrated by different communities. 
ART .VA .IV .3 .2    Describe the materials and art forms used by particular cultures. 
ART .VA .IV .3 .3    Recognize how the available materials and processes in a particular time or    place can influence the art that is created. 
ART .VA .V .3 .3 Investigate collaboration across art disciplines. 
ART .VA .V .3 .4 Illustrate connections between the visual arts and another curriculum through student artwork.  
ART .VA .I .4 .1 Use technologies to communicate ideas and experiences. 
ART .VA .I .4 .2 Demonstrate control and safe use of technologies with environmental awareness. 
ART.VA.I.4.3 Analyze and reflect on the elements of art and design to communicate ideas. 
ART .VA .I .4 .4 Prepare, present, and collaboratively evaluate personal artwork 
ART .VA .II .4 .1 Synthesize the use of a variety of materials, techniques, and processes to problem solve in the creation of art . 
ART .VA .II .4 .2 Synthesize knowledge of elements of art and principles of design to    creatively communicate ideas. ART .VA .II .4 .3 Analyze and collaborate on how artists express ideas through the use of visual culture, global perspective, and symbols in works of art. 
ART.VA.II.4.4 Analyze and reflect on the uses of subject matter, symbols, and ideas to express and communicate meaning in artwork. 
ART .VA .II .4 .5 Discuss and debate how artists from various cultures convey ideas differently. 
ART .VA .II .4 .6 Incorporate the uses of different technologies to show artistic expression through original artwork. 
ART .VA .III .4 .2 Recognize that artwork may serve functional purposes, be purely decorative,    or serve multiple purposes . 
ART .VA .III .4 .3 Compare how global and cultural diversity elicits differing responses. 
ART .VA .III .4 .4   Compare and contrast two pieces of personal work. 
ART.VA.III.4.5   Analyze how art can be a reflection of society and a response to real-world experiences. 
ART .VA .IV .4 .1 Describe how artwork communicates facts and/or experiences of various cultures. 
ART .VA .IV .4 .2    Compare and contrast the visual elements contained in the artwork of particular cultures. 
ART .VA .IV .4 .3    Evaluate the interrelationship between design, trends, events, and the economics of a culture. 
ART .VA .V .4 .1 Analyze various uses of art globally, in media, business, technology,    and industry.                      
ART .VA .V .4 .2    Investigate and identify careers related to advertising. 
ART .VA .V .4 .3 Identify connections between technology and the arts. 
ART .VA .V .4 .4 Demonstrate cross-curricular connections through a culminating event. 
ART .VA .I .5 .2 Use art materials and tools safely and responsibly with environmental awareness.
ART.VA .I .5 .3 Incorporate the elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas. 
ART.VA.I.5.4 Participate in the process and delivery of a final product for exhibition or presentation. 
ART .VA .II .5 .2 Apply knowledge of how to use visual characteristics and organizational principles to communicate ideas . ART .VA .II .5 .3 Explore and understand prospective subject matter, ideas, and symbols for works of art. 
ART .VA .II .5 .4 Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning. 
ART .VA .II .5 .5 Analyze how art conveys ideas to express one’s individuality. 
ART .VA .II .5 .6 Explore and understand the impact of digital media and technology in the creation of artwork. ART.VA.III.5.1 Validate the effects of visual structures and functions and reflect upon these effects in personal work. 
ART .VA .III .5 .2 Identify and defend various purposes for creating works of visual art. 
ART.VA.III.5.3 Understand and respect that there are different responses to specific artworks in a global community. 
ART .VA .III .5 .4   Analyze the characteristics of personal artwork. 
ART .VA .III .5 .5   Develop a sensitivity and understanding of how personal experiences can influence the development of artwork.Standard 4: Understand, analyze, and describe the arts in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.    (VPAA: C2, C3, C4, C5, P2, P3, R1, R2, R3, R4) ART.VA.IV.5.1 Defend the history of visual arts and specific relationships to various cultures and times. 
ART .VA .IV .5 .2    Compare and contrast works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times, and places. 
ART .VA .IV .5 .3    Demonstrate how history, culture, and the visual arts interrelate in making and studying works of art .
ART .VA .V .5 .1 Explain how visual arts have inherent relationships to everyday life.                        
ART .VA .V .5 .2    Identify various careers in the visual arts. 
ART .VA .V .5 .3 Understand and use comparative characteristics of the visual arts and other arts disciplines. 
ART .VA .V .5 .4 Synthesize connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum. 
* Certified by the State of Michigan to teach grades K-12 in Art, K-6 all subjects, 6-8 math/language arts  
* Masters Degree plus Art endorsement from Saginaw Valley State University
* Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Oakland University
* Yoga/Meditation Instructor and Therapeutic Art Life Coach- 200 Yoga teacher training hours certification (Bodsphere), Place of Bliss Academy, Primo Learn, and Transformation Academy. 

* Taught for 26 years in a public school. 
* Teaching online during the Covid Pandemic. 
* Continue to take classes looking for ideas that benefit my students artistically and socially. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
* Pick one: Piece of paper, sketch book or canvas
* Pencil and eraser
* Sharpie Marker
* Paint brush 
* Basic Paint set of 8 or more colors- (Water colors offer an easier clean up and a soft, pretty look. Acrylics offer a bright, bold and professional appearance. Both paint types are excellent choices, and can be found at so many places like Walmart, Dollar Store, Michaels, Amazon or Hobby Lobby.)
* Optional- blow dryer to paint layers of paint in a short amount of time.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
I avoid all topics that are not appropriate. 
❤️ Book Ideas we may be reading and drawing from:
Fidgety Fish by Ruth Galloway I Love You Snoopy Elephant Me

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Meet the teacher

Star Educator
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(83)
     • My name is Melaney K, and students call me Mrs. K.  
     • I am looking forward to creating Art with you; we are going to have so much fun!   

     • I am an Art educator with 25-plus years of... 
Group Class


1x per week
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 6-10
1-5 learners per class

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