February Art 2019
Welcome to Africa!
Students will study the culture of the Africa through the Serengeti and tribes.
1st grade: Students will studying African's icon, the lion
-Students will learn about the importance of the lion to Africa.
-Students will create a lion painting.
2nd grade: Students will study the Maasai Tribe and understand their culture.
-Students will study the men and women of the tribe along with the art within their
necklaces and clothing.
-Students will create a Maasai woman or man, concentrating on the art work and
patterns in clothing.
3rd grade: Students will study the Serengeti
-Students will learn about how many different animals migrate to the Serengeti.
-Students will understand the meaning of a silhouette and learn how to draw animals and
plant life in a silhouette. They will learn how to "bleed" water color paints.
4th grade: Students will study the importance of African masks.
-Students will learn about symmetry and how to create a perfectly symmetrical mask.
-After study different types of masks, students will design their own African mask.
5th grade: Studying the animals of Africa.
-Students will put what has been taught up until into place and create a realistic painting
of an African animal. They will have to include lines, shape, value, and form into their