Alliance Academy Weekly Updates
Friday, December 12th
In This Edition
- Art Class Registration is Open!
- Study Hall Change (Again)
- Thursday Enrichment: Holiday Art
- Update: Parent Meeting Video
Art Class Registration is Open!
Classes will be on Wednesdays, starting on January 7th. The class for K-3rd Grades will be from 10:30-11:30. And the class for the 4-8th Grades will be from 12:30-1:30. The concept for each class will be the same...my activities will be age appropriate. Parents are welcome to stay!
This Art Curriculum focuses on the "Elements of Art"...Color, Space, Texture, Lines, Shapes, Form, and Value. Mrs. Bowman will help students see connections and application to Science, Math, and Real life.
Please come to as many as you can, as classes have carefully sequenced the lessons to build up to some fun projects. Also, please bring a paint shirt with your name on it!
Class topics include:
1/7 Intro to The Elements of Art/ Create our Art Portfolios
1/14 Color Wheel (primary, secondary, warm, cool)
1/21 Color Prism Water Activity
1/28 Water Color Painting "Resist" with wax
2/4 Shading/ Values/ Painting with black and white
2/11 Sunset and Silhouette painting
2/18 Geometric Star Design, using rulers and graph paper/color
2/25 Drawing & Shading in "3D"
3/4 Perspective, Drawing City Corners with skyscrapers
3/11 Still Life Sketch (I will bring in a wide range of objects to sketch)
3/18 Paper Mâché Animal Sculptures
3/25 No Classes...Spring Break
4/1 Patterns and Designs
4/8 Radial Symmetry, ( Drawing, folding, painting)
4/15 Textures as backgrounds, (wire, foil, screens, rocks, wood)
4/22 Landscapes with mountains, trees, rivers (multimedia)
4/29 Drawing/Sculpting people in Action (bring Action figures or pose able toys)
5/6 Drawing Animals in their habitat
5/13 Sculpting Clay Masks
5/20 Drawing Self Portraits
5/27 Balance/ Creating a Hanging Mobile
6/3 Artists' Showcase...time to be announced.
To sign up for classes, click on the links below. Please note registration is separate for the two classes. The links will also be on our website next week.
Study Hall Change
Thursday Enrichment: Holiday Art
Update: Parent Meeting Video
In the meantime, the YCIS principal, Mr. Fisher, just shared a great link with parents about how they can help their students prepare for the test. Check it out: http://www.ode.state.or.us/wma/teachlearn/commoncore/parent_workshop_what_parents_can_do_handout.pdf