Category Archives: 4th grade

Honoring

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Fourth and fifth grade students created a collective series of work to honor veterans for Veterans Day this year.

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Students created the Ohio flag.

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They also made a flag of the United States.

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Students also created a poster for the army, navy , air force, marines and the coast guard.

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After drawing the design and tracing it with marker, students added a wash of watercolor paint for the background.

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After retracing the poster with marker, students began to use dots of paint in a pointillistic manner.

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Every group began adding dots of color to their art work.

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Collectively the work began to take shape as dots and colors began to fill in the design.

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It was fun to watch the students take ownership of their work as their skills increased.

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All of the students were introduced to new art techniques and design ideas as they worked cooperatively on this project.

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Here are examples of their work:

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2016 Fire Safety Poster Contest

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Third, fourth and fifth grade students participated in the annual National Fire Safety Poster Contest sponsored by the Willard Fire Department.

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Students began designing their posters as they figured out how to tell a visual story.

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A lot of thought went into creating their posters.

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After completing their designs, students added color.

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Colored pencil and marker were employed to complete their posters.

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Focus and concentration are required to create a great poster that engages the viewer and tells a story.

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Here are the winning posters:  Danela Hernandez, 5th grade – 1st place

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Lauren Hamons, 4th grade – 2nd place

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Brayden Sykes, 5th grade – 3rd place

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Jack Rojos Lopez, 5th grade – Honorable Mention.

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Lexie Maynard, 3rd – 1st place

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Joshua Wilson, 3rd grade – 2nd place

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Manolo Gonsalez, 3rd grade – 3rd place

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Madilyn Kemper, 3rd grade – Honorable Mention

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Maria Lopez, 3rd grade – Honorable Mention

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Harry Meisner, 3rd grade – Honorable Mention

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Character words

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Fourth grade students completed their paintings of character words.

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After adding finishing touches to their letter paintings, each group discussed their work.

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The final step was to add a coat of gloss to their canvas.

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Students really enjoyed working cooperatively on this project.

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Each class viewed their work at the end of the project.

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Everyone participated in a review of their work and the  creative process.

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Students were proud of the fact their work will be on view in the building for all to see.

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Everyone engaged in the learning process for this project.

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Maybe you can stop by and see the students’ work once it is hung in the building over the summer break.

Lettering

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Fourth grade students have been working on a lettering project.

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Each forth grade class has been working on a character word that will be displayed in the school.

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Each class has six groups, and each group is responsible for one of the letters in the word.

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Everyone has been busy working on the background and the subject, which is the letter.

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Students have been using and learning about complementary colors as they explore masking out the letter they paint.

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The project is teaching the students to work cooperatively.

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Here are a couple of examples of the students’ work before we begin to add texture to the background of their work.

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Collaborative painting

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Fourth grade students began their painting project after Christmas break.

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Each group chose a character word that will decorate our new school.

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After tracing their letter, each group began painting the background with the color of their choosing.

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This required each group to work cooperatively on the project.

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The students really enjoy working with paint and learning new methods in art.

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The next step was to mask out their letter with tape and paint it in with a complementary color.

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It’s been great to watch the students learn to work together  in the  painting process. In the next step students will add texture to the backgrounds of their paintings.