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What will we learn in Fourth and Fifth Grade Art?

We will continue to learn about the elements and principles of art (Elements: Line, Shape, Form, Color, VAlue, Texture, Space) (Principles:Pattern, Balance, Contrast,Movement, Emphasis, Rhythm,Unity) and how they work as the scaffolding in the creation of all art forms.

We will focus on different art movements and artists for each: Including pop art, op art, realism, and surrealism.

We will learn about art forms from around the world.

We will learn about 3-D design and translating a drawing into 3D sculpture.

We will work extensively with color theory.

We will experiment with caricature, cartoon, and illustration design with ties to literacy.