As time permitted, all 4th and 5th grade classes did short drawings where the students had the opportunity to play with the building theme in combination with their own ideas.
For example, one day, after doing 20 minutes of building quick sketches, Ms. Smith’s class spent the last 10-15 minutes of class creating drawings using a story stick prompt--the entry point to the drawing was to think about how to combine a building with the ideas in the prompt. The prompt was: an excited dancer on an island with sunny weather.
The results contain so much humor and life—I thought you all would enjoy seeing the funny, creative and expressive thinking I get to see everyday in the art classroom. Roosevelt families, your children are truly delightful to work with and I feel so lucky to be their art teacher!
Click here to view the Excited Dancer on an Island with Buildings Gallery.