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2nd grade art

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2nd GRADE--Van Gogh Sunflowers

The 2nd Grade students studied the artist Vincent Van Gogh and his artwork. We also read the book, Camille and the Sunflowers. The students were able to create a giant sunflower creating emphasis in their artwork. Then they were shown how to blend colors using oil pastels. The students had to choose a cool color for their background to make their sunflower "pop" in their piece of art.

True Reflection Foam Print, Second Grade

To coordinate with the second grade’s unit on the printing press, I wanted to introduce students to the concept of block printing. I loved the project I found here, but was bothered by the la…


How adorable are these?!? This lesson took (2) art classes to finish (and I had JUST enough time to squeeze in one more lesson before the end of the year)! It’s a simple one —but packs in a bunch! …

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Tiger symmetry prints in 2nd grade

Asian art is a subject we explore each year in second grade - this year we started with one of the world's most beautiful and amazing creatures - the tiger! Several types of tigers live in Asia and many artists from this region show the beauty of the animal in their art. Here are some of the examples we viewed, and an illustration of the symmetrical nature of the tiger's face. The symmetry lends itself well to a special type of monoprint, or single print, called symmetry printing - the…

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Welcome to Art class at B. Bernice Young School! I'm your Art Teacher, Mr. Giannetto (Mr. G). I'm so excited to begin the 2020-2021 school year with you! Please reach out to me if you have any questions, concerns, or if you need clarification or assistance with any art project. During remote learning you are always welcome to substitute art materials for any given project with supplies you have available to you at home. You do not need to submit, turn in, or email any artwork at this time. I…

This week, 2nd grade started their Fall reflection paintings. These were created in just a few steps. First draw out "Y" trees on a fol...

This week, 2nd grade started their Fall reflection paintings. These were created in just a few steps. This project was inspired by, Lauralee Chambers . You can check her work out on Instagram, if you click on her name. Here's how we created ours. First draw out "Y" trees on a folded piece of 90lb paper, with a brown oil pastel. My example got a little wrinkled and dirty this week! Then, add paint! We used tempera cakes! These are our favorites!! The colors are so bright and vibrant! (amazon…

celebration of art 2015 edition!

Well, in my 14 years at Zamo we never had rain to contend with during our Celebration of Art festivities... until last night, that is. I must say, that although unusual for San Diego in July, the rain did not dampen the spirit of the event at all:) Attendance was robust and their were tons of smiles to brighten any gloom that drops from the sky may have brought. Again, our incredible classroom teachers and staff were amazing while leading 10 different activities for our community to…

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Our 2nd grade morning work/ bell-ringer expertly spiral reviews the 2nd grade language arts and mathematics standards. We call it morning work but this incredible review activity can be worked into any part of your school day. It’s one thing we will never teach a day of school without because we’ve seen the incredible results with our own students for years. Daily Spiral Review is one of the most effective ways to help students move their learning from short term to long term memory.
Two's Day is on 2/2 or 2/22! This is a fun day to make learning all about the number two in the 1st or 2nd Grade classroom! Head to this blog post to grab free bookmarks and more activities for math and language arts. This will be a classroom event your students won't forget and with these ideas it is very low prep for teachers!
These noun sorting activities are the perfect way for first grade, second grade or third grade students to learn about parts of speech. These activities for learning nouns are ideal for Grammar lessons or Literacy centers. 1st grade, 2nd grade and 3rd grade students will love these engaging activities for sorting, reading, and recognizing nouns.

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