The first graders are coming to understand how artists can create movement and mood with the elements of color and line. By comparing two images (below) they came to their own conclusions on just how an artist might do that. They noticed everything. The rocky water, bumpy lines, slanted boat, the sun behind the clouds, various colors in the skies and water, and the list goes on. Equipped with the newly discovered information, the seascapes came to life.
Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: Art Is A Way To Explore Our Ideas and Feelings About Nature