Category Archives: Art-Grade 2

The Art of linking literacy to weather (grade 2)

Having previously been a classroom teacher and having taught grades 2 to 6 for many years I have a particular love of linking literacy into art whenever possible. Grade 2 are currently learning about how weather impacts upon people’s lives … Continue reading

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Why weather? Is it art?

PYP Unit 3: How the world works (Weather) Grade level: 2 (7-8 year olds) Central Idea:¬†Changing weather affects the world around us and our daily lives. Media: painting, drawing, printmaking Elements of Art: line, shape, colour, texture,space So you might … Continue reading

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Seriously! Organise yourself or else!

Unit 2 PYP-How we organise ourselves (Organisation) Central Idea:¬†Effective communication and personal responsibility enable people to organise themselves. Media: painting, drawing/sketching, designing/ making objects Elements of Art: line, shape, colour, form Trying to find an interesting provocation to get grade … Continue reading

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Teaching values and beliefs through art

PYP Unit: Unit 1-Who we are (Values & Beliefs) Central idea: Our values and beliefs are part of who we are and can influence how we live our lives. Grade level: 2 (7-8 year olds) Media: painting, drawing/sketching, designing Elements … Continue reading

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