Kindergarten students learned about small, medium and large with Ms. Lewis. In art, students reinforced this concept by creating a painting of a cityscape and drew small, medium and large buildings.
Norman Rockwell was a fan of Jackson Pollock’s art. He admired his art so much that he created a painting of himself looking at a Jackson Pollack piece named “The Connoisseur”
Connoisseur, Norman Rockwell, 1961. Oil on canvas, 37¾” x 31½”. Cover illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, January 13, 1962. Private collection.
Kindergartners recreated this famous painting.
They made a mini Jackson Pollock by programming the Sphero robot. The Sphero robot rolled in paint to create the action painting.
Students learned about Day of the Dead celebration and the importance of MARIGOLDS in MEXICAN culture. In Mexico, Marigolds are grown for The Day of the Dead Celebration. Kindergarten and third grade read the Day of the Dead book written by Tony Johnson and illustrated by Jeanette Winter. They learned about COLOR and SHAPE to create a MARIGOLDS. They used WARM colors and RADIAL designs.
How many lines can you make? Kindergarten students learned about a variety of lines. Lines can be curly, straight, zigzag, thick or thin. Lines were used to create the mane of the lion. The lion itself was made with the following shapes: rectangle, triangle, and circle.
Hadassah University Medical Hospital is home to the Chagall stained glass windows. The windows represent the twelve tribes of Israel.
“This is my modest gift to the Jewish people who have always dreamt of biblical love, friendship and of peace among all peoples. This is my gift to that people which lived here thousands of years ago among the other Semitic people.” Marc Chagall, February 6, 1962
In celebration of Yom Haatzmaut, all classes got a chance to create their own version of stained glass windows, that currently decorates the hallway.