1st and 2nd Grade Curriculum
In first and second grade, students will start to develop their ability to use media and materials in various ways by learning new techniques. They will start to advance their ideas by sketching and planning out projects. Students are encouraged to use detail and take pride in their individual styles. They will learn new elements and principles of art such as form and contrast, and will also go more in depth with their understanding of color. Students will learn pastel and watercolor techniques and will be introduced to mixed media and print-making. They will continue to advance their clay building skills by learning how to score and slip, glaze, and create three-dimensional forms.