Item Number: PRI-GALLERY
Technology Integration: Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Graphics, Presentation, Word Processing
Program: Google, Google Slides, Google Drawings
Includes: Digital Art Lessons for Elementary, Google Drawings in the Classroom: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoGallery Parent Letter, TechnoGallery Certificate, TechnoGallery Skill Summary, Art Gallery Rubric, Artist Self-Reflection
Google Drawings and Google Slides Samples: Animated Art Gallery Sample, Patterns Sample Artwork, Lines Sample Artwork, Shapes Sample Artwork, Text Sample Art Work, Crop and Recolor Sample Artwork
STEM Integration Lessons: visual arts with graphic technology skills and computer fundamentals
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.