Medfield Heights; 5th Grade

Baltimore, MD

Big Idea: Material Exploration & Cultural Examination

Enduring Understandings:

  • Artists continually develop their work and skills through practice, constructive feedback, reflection and revision

  • Artists invent, create and experiment with a variety of tools, materials and techniques to communicate ideas and express emotions

  • Play can serve as inspiration for creative ideas and discoveries

  • NCCAS Standards:

    • VA:Cr1.1.5a: Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making

    • VA:Cr1.2.5a: Identify and demonstrate diverse methods of artistic investigation to choose an approach for beginning a work of art

Elegant Problem Statement: Students will create universes using marbled paper and painted backgrounds that illustrates their perception of an ideal galactic system