Elementary Art – Grades 3-4-5

"The important thing is to CREATE." Pablo Picasso

Archive for September, 2016

Grade 4: Skyscrapers! bring a photo on your device 9/25-9/28


Grade 4  Students are drawing a famous skyscraper for their art sessions this week.  I have suggested that they find a picture of their skyscraper online and save it to their device (or print it out at home).   Students will be encouraged to bring either their device or a picture of their selected skyscraper to […]

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Learning about lines!


KG2, Grade 1 and Grade 2 have been very busy exploring the element of line in art. We have been looking closely at how artists use lines in their art work and discovering different ways that we can use lines in our own creations.   KG2 Little Artists exploring lines…   Grade 1 Little Artists enjoying being […]

Back to School Night


It was great having the opportunity to meet so many of you last night for our ‘Open House’! Many thanks for your artistic contribution for our “Post-it” art project! Here is the “Elementary Art’s Overview” for anyone who did not receive the information. Universal American School Dubai Visual Art Course Outline 2016-2017 Mrs. Hemstead (2nd, […]

Grades 2-3-4-5 Rules for Success in Art


Mrs. Hemstead’s students in Grade 2 and up received this document in order to achieve success in the Upper Elementary Art Studio.  Students will be expected to follow these guidelines while in Art. Planning For Success In Art I agree to . . . remain in my assigned seat unless accessing supplies-seats will change about once […]

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Grades 3-5 First Units Overview


Art classes are well underway in the upper elementary hallway!  I have really enjoyed seeing familiar faces and getting students set up for creative success in Art. We are starting our units in collaboration with grade-level Inquiry topics, here is an overview of the grade 3, 4, & 5 Art Units.   Grade 3:  Study […]

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