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Fairview Elementary School

2200 Ridgely Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702
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We use the Illinois Art Standards!

I grade Art work through the Illinois Art Standards for 1st- 5th grade.  I also use rubrics to set the standard. I hope for students to be introduced to many types of Artwork!

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Future Art Shows 2020 -2021

There are many art shows in Springfield District #186 that will be coming this school year that we are very excited about.  Such as "The Exceptional Art Show,"  Springfield's "1900 Art Show", and the "SIU Medical School Art Show."  It will be a great year! 

Optical Illusion Art- 4th/5th grade

Lesson Plans 5 days ago We will start/finish our optical illusion Art. We are focusing on the Principle of Art- value. Students are using colored pencils to practice shading.

Tissue Paper Fall Trees- 1st-3rd

Lesson Plans 5 days ago Students willl create a landscape with fall trees. They will add tissue to the trees to create the appearance of leaves.  If time permits we will do leaf rubbings as well.

Goals Self Portrait- 1st-5th grade 9/20-9/24

Lesson Plans Sep 19 Students will make goals for the school year and decorate a self portrait.

1st/2nd- mosaic names

Lesson Plans Sep 12 Students will create a mosaic in the shape of their names.

1st-5th Abstract Art- 9/7-9/10

Lesson Plans Sep 1 We will create Art using shapes and paint it. Students will be using tempera cakes to paint.

3rd, 4th, 5th grade- Cup Weaving- 9/13-9/17

Lesson Plans Aug 31 We will do cup weaving with yarn.

Lesson Plans-8/30-9/3

Lesson Plans Aug 30 Lesson Plans- 8/30-9/3   1st/2nd grade- cut out animals   We will be practicing cutting. This is something we have not done in a whi

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