Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Masks are used around the world

Our fourth and fifth graders are learning about how to form a clay mask as well as why masks are used around the world. The students have a challenge to use textures and patterns in their masks. My students have … Continue reading

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How do you know you should still be an art teacher?

When your third grade students squeal with delight when they see paint and a canvas all ready for them. One student said, “When I am in sixth grade I will remember making this!” The joys of mixing tints and shades … Continue reading

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Gifted in the Arts Screening for 5th and 4th level students

Dear Families, The Fayette County Gifted and Talented Program, under the Kentucky Gifted Regulations, recognizes and formally identifies students at the beginning of their 4th grade year, in the areas of General Intellectual, Specific Academics, Leadership, Creativity, and Visual and … Continue reading

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Look! We can find the depth in the painting in First Grade!

The first grade students can identify the foreground, middleground and background of a landscape. They are learning to use texture within their own landscapes. They have also been focusing on making sure their horizon line is clear. They have discussed … Continue reading

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