“Art Lessons in the Classroom”: ArtsEd Washington Curriculum Portal

3rd Grade

Fundamental concepts and skills are applied in new ways. Line is used to invent characters in monotype prints and show figures in action within drawings and wire sculptures. Elements of scale, horizon, overlapping, shape and texture in painting and printmaking reference specific time and place for settings. Students also visualize and write in response to art.

Resource: 3rd Grade Common Core Standards

  1. Lesson 1: Types of Line
  2. Lesson 2: Balancing Shapes and Making Them Pop with Color!
  3. Lesson 3: Exaggerated Textures for Still Life
  4. Lesson 4: Gathering Information About People
  5. Lesson 5: Figures in Action
  6. Lesson 6: Elaborating On an Idea to Develop a Character
  7. Lesson 7: Creating Attention with Scale and Size
  8. Lesson 8: Setting the Scene
  9. Lesson 9: Walking in the Artist’s Shoes
  10. Lesson 10: Creating a Time and Place