Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dancing in the art room?

The second and third graders are studying Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf in my integrated arts unit. Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) was born in the village of Sontsovka in the Donets region of the Ukraine. He was a child prodigy on … Continue reading

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Art Exhibit at the Lexington Green Mall

We have eighteen students with artwork on display at the Lexington Green Mall. This exhibit is for the FCPS Elementary Art Show. All FCPS elementary schools have artwork on display. Congratulations to my artists!

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Rubrics for artwork and writing

First grade students used a rubric for both their artwork and their writing in art class today. In the photographs, please notice the level of focus and engagement on their faces. We are working through the process of learning together, … Continue reading

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The Arts and Humanities are Blooming at Dixie!

Arts Enrichment Program classes are in full swing! Teachers are working together in every way imaginable for the benefit of our students! The thing that you might hear as you walk through the hallways is enthusiasm! Drum, singing, chanting, etc…The … Continue reading

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