Nathan Smith, BTSALP Visual Art Specialist at Truman Elementary School in Granite School District, makes sure to not only display the work of his students but to explain to parents and art show visitors the content integration that informs the art projects. First grade students examined their roles and the important roles of other people and places in their communities. They referenced the artwork The Block by Romare Bearden, an amazing contemporary African American collage artist. Then students used organic and geometric shapes to create their own collage of their favorite places in their community. Second grade students created Color […]
The Granite School District Art Gallery is currently showing art from BTSALP students. The exhibit – Do Art To Be Smart – will be on display until January 31, 2020. Images below are just a “sneak peek” into the creativity of BTSALP students! The following Specialists shared integrated art pieces created by their elementary school students. Sheryl Larsen, Cottonwood & Howard R. Driggs Lucille Stearman, Plymouth & Freemont Cynthia Micken, Copper Hills & Magna Catherine Widner, Pioneer & Jim Bridger James Camargo, Elk Run & Jackling Geometric and Organic Line and Shape, Grades K-6 – BTSALP Specialist, Lucille Stearman Positive […]
The “Science” of Collage lesson plan integrates Visual Art and Science. Students will learn to identify and explain organic shapes used in an art collage. Also includes a mini lesson from Kara Kramer's One Minute, No Glue Collage and a video link to Rex Ray inspired collage painting.
Use Go Away Big Green Monster to integrate Visual Art and Literacy. Students will listen for details in a story and recreating those detail in a drawn “map.” The, they will use the map to make a final painting/collage picture of the Big Green Monster described in the book.