In the Skyview Elementary music classroom your child will enter a place where they will have the freedom to express themselves through singing, dancing and instrument playing. Students kinder through 6th grade will learn and master objectives such as steady beat, melodic and rhythmic dictation, matching pitch, music history and other fun musical concepts. Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Fowler want our classroom to be a place where students can express themselves musically in a safe environment and leave our room wanting to come back for more musical learning.
Welcome to Kindergarten Art!
Art education at the kindergarten level encourages early discovery and exploration through the introduction of various art media, tools, processes, and techniques. Repetitive experiences with tools help students to experiment and expand previous awareness. The perceptual, sensory and manipulative development of students is emphasized at this time. Students will learn about art history and culture by analyzing the following artists: Mary Cassatt, Henri Rousseau, and Paul Klee. Additional artists and cultures that are not addressed may also be included.
Welcome to 1st Grade Art!
In first grade, students expand their ability to create with various art materials. Additional manipulative techniques and processes are introduced as observation skills and concepts are stressed. Social skills such as sharing and respect for the work of others are emphasized. Students become aware of the effect of artists in shaping the immediate environment. Art is understood as a worthy endeavor. First graders will learn about art history and culture by studying the artists and regions: Henri Matisse, Winslow Homer, Faith Ringgold, Japan and Mexico. Additional artists and cultures may also be included.
Welcome to Second Grade Art!
In Second grade, color relationships and textural qualities are emphasized. Students are encouraged to express themselves through art and to appreciate their own uniqueness. Second graders will refine observational skills to become more aware of their environment, and to be able to critique works of art. Learning about art history and culture will include a study of the following artists and regions: Vincent van Gogh, Diego Rivera, Louise Nevelson, China, India, and Alaska. Additional artists and cultures may also be included.
Welcome to 3rd Grade Art!
In third grade, the concepts of space and dimension are emphasized. The students will recognize and work with spatial relationships in two- and three-dimensions. Pattern and order are stressed. Composition is analyzed as a fundamental component of art. Learning about art history and culture will include a study of the following artists and regions: Alexander Calder, Frederick Remington, Maria Martinez, and Native Americans. Additional artists and cultures may also be included.
Welcome to 4th Grade Art!
In fourth grade, students identify and apply the elements of art and principles of design. Students will be formally introduced to the concept of abstraction and learn that expressive qualities are not restricted to any particular style. Emphasis will be placed on the ability of students to value their own emerging style. Learning about art history and culture will include a study of the following artists and regions: Pablo Picasso, Romare Bearden, I.M. Pei, and Texas. Additional artists and cultures may also be included.
Welcome to Fifth Grade Art!
In fifth grade, color relationships and value are emphasized. Students study and apply the principle of design to their own artwork. Fifth graders will continue to learn to value and respect their own artwork and the work of others. Students will analyze and critique works of art. Learning about art history and culture will include a study of the following artists and regions: Hokusai, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marc Chagall, and Georgia O'Keeffe and the Civil War era. Additional artists and cultures may also be included.
Welcome to 6th Grade Art!
In sixth grade, experimentation with a variety of media to create visual art is emphasized. The elements of art are stressed in two-dimensional and/or three dimensional work. The development and application of basic techniques and skills are stressed. The students will express their ideas by using art as a form of communication and relate visual arts to various historical and cultural traditions. Students learn to respect their own ideas and artistic expressions as well as those of others as they analyze and evaluate works of art.