The Arts: Renaissance Art II

Week 35 of school we learned about Renaissance art using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 20.

We watched a YouTube video about the doors that sparked the Renaissance and then drew our own doors.

We compared pre-Renaissance and Renaissance paintings of the Madonna.

We drew pictures with a vanishing point.

We examined a Brueghal painting and found some of the proverbs in it.

We drew round pictures.

We drew animals with texture.

We watched a Sister Wendy video.

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Geography: Carribean Sea

Week 35 of school we learned about islands in the Caribbean Sea using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 20.

We did mapwork.

We made postcards of scenes from the Carribean.

We picked countries in the Carribean and gave reports on them.

We colored the flag of the Bahamas and answered questions about it.

We compared and contrasted Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

We watched YouTube videos about the Crop Over Festival and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Arts: Renaissance Art I

Weeks 33 and 34 of school we learned about Renaissance art using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 19.

We drew pictures in the style of the Mona Lisa.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We took something apart and drew all the pieces.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We painted like Michelangelo.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We practiced shading using a picture of a profile by Raphael.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We drew and painted pictures in the style of Raphael.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We compared Byzantine art to Renaissance art.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

We did some shading on a cube.
The Arts: Renaissance Art I

Science: Magnetism

Weeks 33 and 34 of school we learned about magnestism using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 19.

We found magnetic things around the house.
Science: Magnetism

We made a magnetic racing boat.
Science: Magnetism

We watched a YouTube video explaining the physics of MacGyver.
Science: Magnetism

We attached a chain of paper clips to a magnet and had a contest to see who could make the longest chain (Adrian).
Science: Magnetism

We showed how a paper clip is attracted to a magnet and can stand sideways because of that attraction.
Science: Magnetism

We showed how opposite poles of magnets repel each other.
Science: Magnetism