5th grade welcome letter
Northpointe Intermediate School
5th Grade Art
During 5th grade, Students will meet for art/ or music twice a week in either the first and third quarter or the second and fourth quarter.
Supplies need by the second week of art:
3 wooden pencils
15 sheets of white copy paper( for fine arts folder already collected from homeroom teacher)
Optional paint shirt or apron- label please
Composition: Elements of Art
Students will expand their working knowledge of visual literacy, use of critical/ creative thought, imagination, and technical skill by applying the elements of art to their discussion and projected classwork. Line, shape, color, texture, form, space, and value are the building blocks for composition to which students will further investigate.
First Semester ( August- December)
The students will explore two dimensional design in life drawing concepts, methods and techniques in the preliminary weeks of class using black and white and colored media. Additionally, students will communicate ideas about western art using mixed media through the annual Rodeo Art Competition.
Second Semester ( January- May)
The students will explore basic color wheel/ color theory relationships, three dimensional figural and portrait sculpture using wire, cardboard, and fibers.
If you have a skill, an interest, a care, please do not hesitate to contact us either through our edlio
(teacher websites) or by phone.
We are looking forward to a great year in art!
NIS Art Specialist