3rd Grade Art
Aleyah's layered cake drawing 2016-17. Angelica's layered cake drawing 2016-17. Cesar's wam and cool ocean wave picture 2016-17. Angie's wam and cool ocean wave picture 2016-17. Andrea's complementary color cut out art 2016-17. Richard's complementary color cut out art 2016-17.
 

In third grade the students focus on learning these principals in art:

 

  • Line
  • Color
  • Warm and Cool Colors
  • Complementary Color
  • Symmetry
  • Texture
  • Contrast
Native American Spirit Animal Mask

In this lesson, third grade students studied the Native Americans and their belief in spirit animals.  Each student chose a spirit animal that best represented him or her and created a mask from their spirit animal.

 

Minnesosta State Stndard: 0.1.3.5.1 Identify the characteristics of visual artworks from a variety of cultures including the contributions of Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities.

Complementary Color Cut Outs

In this lesson third grade learned about symmetry and color.  The kids had to use one primary and one secondary color in their art.  In addition the kids had to use three different shapes to create their art.

 

Minnesota State Standard: 0.1.1.5.1 Identify the elements of visual art including color, line, shape, texture and space.

Warm and Cool Waves

In this lesson third grade students created their own ocean wave pictures.  The students focused on having cool colors in the water and warm for a sunset sky.

 

Minnesota State Standard: 0.1.1.5.1 Identify the elements of visual art including color, line, shape, texture and space.

Layered Cake Lines

 

In this lesson, third grade students used form and line to create their layered cakes.  First all students drew out at least three cylinders to create a layered cake.  Then all students used the seven different kinds of line (straight, thin, thick, curved, wavy, zigzag, and spiral) to frost their cakes.