Item Number: PRI-GALLERY
DIGITAL ART FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES: Engage student interest with fun and creative computer lessons. Students paint a one-of-a-kind gallery of artwork as they explore lines, shapes, text, color, and more.
STEP-BY-STEP LESSONS FOR BUSY TEACHERS: Teacher Guide and illustrated Student Workbook make teaching technology skills easy. Everything you need is included: resources, flashcards, worksheets, extension activities, samples, and assessment tools.
INTEGRATE TECHNOLOGY WITH VISUAL ARTS: Blend learning objectives for subject areas in one project. Computer fundamentals, graphic technology skills, and creative arts are combined in TechnoGallery.
EXPLORE ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN: Experiment with digital tools, make creative decisions, and discover artistic techniques while making unique digital paintings. Encourage students to express their inner artist.
Technology Integration: Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Graphics, Presentation, Word Processing
Program: Drawings, Slides
Assignment 1: Become an Art Critic
Examine a sample animated art gallery to spark creativity.
Assignment 2: Discover Lines
Gain fine motor skills. Experiment with drawing straight, curvy, and jagged lines.
Assignment 3: Design a Pattern using Lines
Study patterns in common objects. Repeat stylized lines to draw unique artwork.
Assignment 4: Express Yourself as a Cartoon
Create an original character that reveals emotion using lines.
Assignment 5: Explore Shapes
Experiment with drawing and formatting shapes. Customize color and object order.
Assignment 6: Construct Animals using Shapes
Combine shapes to build cartoon animals such as a cat, tiger, or bear.
Assignment 7: Tell a Story
Paint a picture that illustrates a story using shapes and lines.
Assignment 8: Have Fun with Text
Experiment with text and word art. Format font, size, style, color, and alignment.
Assignment 9: Make a Picture from Text
Communicate a message by transforming text into artwork using WordArt.
Assignment 10: Try Recolor and Crop Options
Take risks. Explore recolor and cropping options to format an image.
Assignment 11: Create Colorful Artwork
Convey a personal interest by duplicating images to produce a repetitive design.
Assignment 12: Save Pictures to use in Art Gallery
Convert artwork made in Google Drawings to picture files.
Assignment 13: Exhibit Artwork in a Gallery
Frame pictures to showcase artwork in an animated art gallery. Apply transitions between slides.
Assignment 14: Host a Digital Art Show
Exhibit artwork displayed in a slideshow. Explain artistic choices to an audience.
Optional Digital Art Lessons for Elementary Grades:
- Edit Points: Adjust points in a Google Drawing,
- Trace a Photo: Trace outline of an object using drawing tools.
- Print as a Handout: Reduce a presentation to 1 printed page.
Use TechnoGallery with unlimited users at your site. A site is a physical location such as classroom. school, learning center, daycare, library, or home. If you teach at multiple sites, you will need to purchase one project for each location. Individual projects are downloadable. Order 5 or more projects or a set and receive a USB drive. Transfer the files to all devices at your site. View the PDF teacher guides and workbooks digitally or print as many as you need. Files CANNOT be posted in public domain.