I have been out for doctors appointments and professional development meetings, so I’ve had a sub in the art room multiple times this week. My third graders were so successful drawing portraits while partnered up with their classmates that I decided to continue the lesson with my other third grade class today. I called this a “Show What You Know” moment-students had to show why they know about facial proportions and crayon craftsmanship without any intervention from me. Each student worked with their face partner at their table, looking carefully and paying close attention to the details that made their friend unique. The next time I have a sub, they will work to complete a background for their portrait that tells more about their friend. Love this lesson so much and enjoyed watching my students work so carefully to do their best portrait drawing.
Another lovely cultural flag stitchery. 3rd graders created original flag designs that represented their cultural values. #arted #artteacher #oesart
2nd grade stitched map #artteacher #arted #oesart
4th graders designed a personal crest that revealed symbols of their past, present, and future. Great way to end the year- with actively engaged fiber artists! #arted #artteacher #oesart