Weeks 32 and 33 of school we did some crafts using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 19.
We made glitter bottles.
We drew pictures with sidewalk chalk.
We watched a couple YouTube videos on sculptures from around the world.
We made tesselations.
We made drawings using one very long line.
Weeks 30 and 31 of school we learned about Rococo art using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 18. (Cameron didn’t join us the second week since he was working at a school demo that night.)
We learned about some Rococo art pieces.
We made pictures in the Rococo style.
Weeks 28 and 29 of school we learned about folk music using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 17. Cameron didn’t join us the second day we learned about folk music because he was on his way to Florida for some work training.
We listened to lots of clips of folk music from around the world.
Adrian wasn’t so sure about Apples and Bananas.
But he quite enjoyed Joan Baez.
Weeks 26 and 27 of school we learned about classical music using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 16.
We watched lots of YouTube videos and learned about pianos and major and minor keys and listened to several classical music pieces.
Weeks 24 and 25 of school we learned about principles of art using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 15. Cameron did not join us the second week because he was super sick with the flu.
We learned about balance.
We analyzed Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party.
Weeks 22 and 23 of school we learned about colonial arts using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 14.
We looked at some colonial styles of furniture.
We analyzed a portrait of a little colonial girl.
We drew portraits.
We watched several YouTube videos of colonial artisans.
We did some tin etching.
We made folk art pictures.
Weeks 20 and 21 of school we learned about settler sayings (idioms) using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 13.
We watched a YouTube video about some common idioms.
We drew the literal meaning and the understood meaning of some idioms.
We watched more YouTube videos on idioms.