Elementary Art – Grades 3-4-5

"The important thing is to CREATE." Pablo Picasso

Archive for October, 2017

What’s new in the Art Studio?


This is the last week for Grade 5 artists in the Art Studio for this rotation. We are just wrapping up our unit of Texture & Rhythm, as the Accordion Picture Books are finished and the illustrations are simply beautiful. The whole process of making the book was very exciting and the students’ challenge was […]

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Grade 5 book project


Welcome to another week in the Art Studio with the G5 Artists working on their Accordion Picture Book, part of the unit “Texture & Rhythm”. The students are using actual and implied texture to create an interesting and colorful realistic fiction book, based on their research about explorers from the Unit of Inquiry –  Exploration. The G5 […]

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Grade 5 in the Art Studio


The first week for Gr. 5 Artists was very productive, as they were eager to use their artistic skills in the art room. After giving the art journal a personal and creative look, we started with our Unit 1 – Texture & Rhythm. The texture scavenger hunt was a dynamic introduction to tactile and visual […]

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Visual Arts at UAS 2017 – 2018


Lower Elementary Teacher:  Mrs. Elizabeth   (KG2, 1st, 2nd)              etyrrell@uasdubai.ae Upper Elementary Teacher:  Mrs. Alina         (G1KY, 3rd, 4th, 5th)      anistor@uasdubai.ae Elementary Art Blogs:  http://sites.uasdubai.ae/elementaryart/  and http://sites.uasdubai.ae/etyrrell/   Course Objectives: This year elementary students will attend art class on a 4 weekly rotational schedule. Students will learn through the elements of art (line, color, texture, value, shape, […]

Grade 3 Masterpieces


Please enjoy some of the Mexican Huipil projects displayed outside the art room.Grade 3 artists created patterns using line and – their favorite part – yarn for the fringe. The whole collection can be admired in February in the reception area. Great job Grade 3!  

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Project – Mexican Huipil


Last week grade 3 artists started their analysis of the Mexican Huipil identifying types of lines and patterns. They created their own Mexican traditional dress using colored construction paper and oil pastels. As the Unit of Inquiry is about Symbols, the students learned about Mayan symbols and used some to decorate their Huipil.  

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