Welcome to Mr. Fackler's Wiki!


4th Grade At the DIA

Are you on Instagram? So is Mr. Fackler's Art room!

Search for: mrfacklerart





2014-15 National Visual Arts Standards:



General Assessment Rubric




You can find out what each class is learning below:




September/October 2014 - Art Class Projects


Kindergarten:

Units/Projects Lessons/Concepts/ Skills National Visual Arts Standards
Before and After Self-portrait Beginning of the year Self-Portraits VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.

Collage Pizzas: “Pizza Party” VA:Cr2.2.K Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment.
Toppings: Colors and Shapes VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
Cutting Geometric and organic shapes
Gluing technique

Houses inside/ outside “In a People House” Seuss VA:Cn11.1.K Create art that tells a story about a life experience.
Front and Back of House VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
Inside: What do you see?, VA:Cr2.3.K Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.

Your room, what do you like to do at Home?
Elements of Art: Texture “Texture Desert” Song VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
Texture Tools/ Textures around Us
Elements of Art: Shapes Geometric VS. Organic Shapes VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
Elements of Art: Color Color Wheel VA:Cr2.2.K Identify safe and non-toxic art materials, tools, and equipment.
Warm Colors VA:Cr2.3.K Create art that represents natural and constructed environments.
Printmaking VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
Cool Colors
Artist: Claude Monet
Superheroes: Kindness / Being Helpful VA:Re7.2.K Describe what an image represents.
The Human Figure Vs. Stickmen VA:Cr1.1.K Engage in exploration and imaginative play with materials.
Powers and Names
Drawing and Designing



1st Grade:
Color Unit: The Color Wheel VA:Cr2.1.1 Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
Artist: Piet Mondrian
Primary Colors VA:Cr2.2.1Demonstrate safe and proper procedures for using materials, tools, and
equipment while making art.
OKGO “Primary color” song VA:Cr3.1.1 Use art vocabulary to describe choices while creating art.
Secondary Colors
Contrasting Colors
Printmaking Unit: Inuit People and Printmaking VA:Cr1.2.1 Use observation and investigation in preparation for making a work of art.
Michigan Animals VA:Cr2.1.1 Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
The Printmaking Process and tools VA:Cr3.1.1Use art vocabulary to describe choices while creating art.
Presenting Our Finished Prints VA:Pr5.1.1 Ask and answer questions such as where, when, why, and how artwork should be prepared for presentation or preservation.
Imagined Watercolor Jungles: Artist: Henri Rousseau VA:Cr1.2.1 Use observation and investigation in preparation for making a work of art.
“Dropping in” Henri Rousseau Video VA:Cr2.1.1 Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
Self-trained Artists VA:Cr2.2.1 Demonstrate safe and proper procedures for using materials, tools, and
equipment while making art.
Horizon Line: Sky meets Ground VA:Cr3.1.1 Use art vocabulary to describe choices while creating art.
Background/Foreground VA:Pr.4.1.1 Explain why some objects, artifacts, and artwork are valued over others.
Paintbrush Techniques VA:Re7.2.1 Compare images that represent the same subject.
Details and Animals


2nd Grade:
Intro to 2nd Grade Art: Block Lettering / Name Designs VA:Re9.1.2 Use learned art vocabulary to express preferences about artwork.
Student’s Interests VA:Cn10.1.2 Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.
Sculpture/Construction Unit: “Three Little Aliens and Big Bad Robot” VA:Cr1.1.2 Brainstorm collaboratively multiple approaches to an art or design problem.
Robot Draft Drawing / Robot parts VA:Cr1.2.2 Make art or design with various materials and tools to explore personal interests, questions, and curiosity.
Construction / Gluing and Taping VA:Cr2.1.1 Explore uses of materials and tools to create works of art or design.
VA:Cr2.2.2 Demonstrate safe procedures for using and cleaning art tools, equipment, and studio spaces.
VA:Cr2.3.2 Repurpose objects to make something new.
VA:Cr3.1.2 Discuss and reflect with peers about choices made in creating artwork.
Pop Art Sandwich Collage: Art Movement: Pop Art VA:Cr1.1.2 Brainstorm collaboratively multiple approaches to an art or design problem.
Artist: Claes Oldenburg VA:Cr1.2.2 Make art or design with various materials and tools to explore personal interests, questions, and curiosity.
Cutting and Gluing Techniques VA:Cr2.2.2 Demonstrate safe procedures for using and cleaning art tools, equipment, and studio spaces.
Color and shape of food VA:Re7.1.2 Perceive and describe aesthetic characteristics of one’s natural world and
constructed environments.