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Graham Elementary School

900 West Edwards Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Thank you for Art emojis.
Thank you!

A huge thank you to all of the Graham families that participated in our emoji Art project! It is so exciting to see all of the creativity involved in the process. Stop by the main foyer to take a look at all of the unique characters.

3rd grade Color Wheel Assessment

News Mar 15 Graham third grade students will take their final color wheel assessment next week. Please, quiz your children in preparation for their test. Thank you!

Cat in the Hat, PartnerArt 1st grade

Photos Feb 14 First grade students showed their parent/friend how to create a miniature clay version of a Cat in the Hat made from a bowling pin.

Bowling Pin Robots, Partner Art 2nd grade

Photos Feb 14 Second graders taught their parent/friend how to use multi-media materials to make a variety of robots using an old bowling pin as a base.

Pendulum Art, PartnerArt 5th/4th

Photos Feb 14 Fourth and fifth grade students teaching parents/volunteers the process of pendulum painting.

PartnerArt 4/5

Photos Feb 14 Parents joined us for PartnerArt in which the students become the teachers. The "student" teachers demonstrate and teach their parents how to complete an artwork displaying the knowledge

Vocabulary Terms, Nov/Dec, Grades 4-5

News Nov 30 Grade 4 Six ways to show depth in an artwork Overlapping: When one object covers part of another object. Size: Large objects appear closer than smaller objects. Placement: Objects near the bottom of the picture seem closer than objects at the top of

Vocabulary Terms November/December, grades 1-3

News Nov 16 1st grade The 4 Fine Arts: Visual Art, Music, Drama, and Dance Primary Colors: Red, Blue, Yellow Secondary Colors: Green, Orange, Violet Historical value of Art showing the way people in the past did things and how we do things (Hall

The Board Office

News Oct 18 Nearly two hundred artworks from students at the SPS #186 Balanced Calendar schools are on display in the board office at 1900 W. Monroe. The students at Southern View and Graham schools are encouraged to meet Art education benchmarks through the creative process. Way to go!

Emoji Mosaics

News Jul 19 Welcome back! Graham Elementary All-Stars in grades 1-5 will be kicking off the year of Visual Arts with a family creation. Please be on the lookout for materials and instructions in your child's bookbag. You may also access the instructions on my newsletter

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