• Art is a subject area which allows students to think outside of the box and become creative problem-solvers while expressing their own individuality. Each class from grades K through 6 has art class once in a three day cycle for 40 minutes. 

    Artists:  Piet Mondrian, Eric Carle
    Concepts and Movements: Art in Nature
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Prehistoric
    First Grade
    Artists: Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt
    Concepts and Movements:  Visual Arts as Communication
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Australian
    Second Grade
    Artists: Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh
    Concepts and Movements: Impressionism
    Cultures and Historic Periods: African
    Third Grade
    Artists: Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe
    Concepts and Movements: Abstract
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Native American
    Fourth Grade
    Artists: Rembrandt, Frederic Church
    Concepts and Movements: Realism, Hudson River School Artists
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Early Americans/ Folk & Craft
    Fifth Grade
    Artists: Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol
    Concepts and Movements: Late 20th Century, Pop Art
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Ancient Americas
    Sixth Grade
    Artists: Leonardo Da Vinci, Romare Beardon   
    Concepts and Movements: Renaissance, Harlem Renaissance
    Cultures and Historic Periods: Egypt, Greece
    Assessment:  Student evaluation is reflected in the art grade, a composite of a student’s participation and achievement in assignments and assessments. The grade may be derived from objective and subjective teacher evaluations and observation, including the student’s demonstration of criteria-based skills and techniques in artwork. For the complete NYS Learning Standards for the arts, visit…