Transdisciplinary Theme: How we express ourselves (Expression through the arts)
Central Idea: Through the arts people use many forms of expression to convey their uniqueness as individuals
Our key concepts: Form, Perspective and Reflection
PYP Learner Profile: Knowledgeable, Communicator, Open-minded, Risk Taker
PYP Attitudes: Creativity & Appreciation
Thinking Skills: -Acquisition of knowledge
Social skills:-Respecting others
Communication skills:-Viewing and presenting
Our lines of inquiry:
- Different forms of expression
- The shared qualities of the arts
- What it means to be unique
What teacher questions/provocations will drive these inquiries?
- What are the ‘arts’?
- What are the similarities and differences between the different art forms?
- What choices do people make when creating a piece?
- How do people express themselves through the arts?
- How are people unique?
How can I help my child? Home/ School LINKS
Visit an art gallery
Try a new art form
Read a book about art
Search online for artists and art galleries
Find some street art
What are the similarities and differences between the different art forms?
What choices do people make when creating a piece?
How do people express themselves through the arts?
‘Google’ Art with Mati and Dada
Research how to make a special kind of art: Sketching, mosaic, printmaking, glass blowing, chalk art, graffiti/ street art, painting, watercolour, animation