The big idea and concepts connect why artists create AND how it can affect the audience and who interacts with it. With fish biology, students will explore to inquiry and observation through diagrams to engage with an art medium and technique. By reflecting and comparing various interpretations of fish, students would perceive the nature and science in art through making art. Many artists bring in all content areas to art in a way that expresses a universal language. We will be inspired by the Italian artist, Riccardo Biavatti, and create a clay stand to present our fish in a way for the class and teachers to see.
I can OBSERVE different types of fish and decide if I would like to create my own or use one as a reference. (Bloom’s: Analyze, Comprehend, GLE: 1A and 4A, Literacy: Vocabulary and Diagrams, Technology: Google Slides)
I can draw a fish through shapes, lines, color and patterns to create texture. (Bloom’s: Apply, Create, GLE: 3B, Art learning: Drawing)
I can choose the shape of my fish, cut it out, and add texture through different sculpture tools. (Bloom’s: Apply, Create and Reflect, GLE: 2B and 3A, Art learning: pottery)
I can show my skill in using sculpture tools to create different textures. (Bloom’s: Apply Transfer, GLE: 2B, Art Learning: pottery, Literacy: Vocabulary for pottery processes)
I will be able to create a base for my fish by learning the process of a kiln. (Bloom’s: Understand, Comprehend, GLE: 3B, Art learning: Pottery)
Concepts and Vocabulary:
Fish Anatomy: Caudal Fin, Lateral Line, Dorsal Fins, Anal Fin, Pelvic Fin, Pectoral Fins, Gills Art Vocabulary: Shape, Line, Form, Texture, Color