Google Translater

Thursday, August 8, 2013

4th Grade- End of the Year

I would like to thank everyone who has been patiently waiting for their students work. My 4th Graders had a lot of autonomy in material they used as well as subject matter.

Georgia O'Keeffe's flowers inspired their work which is 24 x 24. They are very impressive. The layers and blending of the oil pastels give this flowers an amazing abstraction.

We discussed what a still life is and I showed them work by Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne and VanGogh. Students selected the vase style and flowers. I allowed them to add their mom's favorite designs and or colors for their Mother's Day Gift.

Fourth Graders had to read a book that had received a Caldecott Award. Students were instructed to be inspired by the illustrations from the book but to make it their own in design as well as tell the viewer what the book was about.

This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Fredrick by Leo Lionni
The Stinky Cheese Man - illus. by Lane Smith 
Tuesday by David Wiesner
Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say
Tuesday by David Wiesner
Extra Yarn by Jon Klassen
The Boy of the Three Year Nap - illus. by Allen Say
Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry

Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
David Goes to School/No David (Caldecott) - David Shannon
Creepy Carrots by Peter Brown
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
Click, Clack, Moo:  Cows that Type - Illus. by Betsy Lewin
Click, Clack, Moo:  Cows that Type - Illus. by Betsy Lewin
A Tree is Nice by Janice Udry
The House in the Night - illus. by Beth Krommes
Olivia by Ian Falconer
The Glorious Flight - Alice and Martin Provensen
The last project has a house. Students had to make a paper model of the house they wanted to make in clay to make sure the construction would work before getting clay. Some houses had to be modified. design and color choices were of their own design.

I look forward to seeing their work next year.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please Leave a message below: