2. History of Valentine's Day greetings
3. Introduce the elements of art
4. Discuss principles of design
5. Explore vintage Valentines
6. Design a card as a class
7. Careers associated with art & design and Q&A
-learn about the history of Valentine cards/greetings and the symbols associated with the holiday.
-be introduced to the seven elements of art and how those elements tie into the design process.
-understand how are is used as a way to express creativity and feelings.
-compare life today with life in the past using sources from history.
ART.VA.I.1.3 Recognize and illustrate the elements of art to communicate personal experiences
ART.VA.III.1.5 Discuss why people use art as a creative outlet.
ART.VA.IV.1.1 Identify symbols, trademarks, icons, emblems, and other visual motifs in student’s culture.
ART.VA.II.2.2 Combine the use of elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas.
ART.VA.III.2.2 Recognize that art is created to fulfill personal and/or social needs.
ART.VA.III.2.5 Reflect on how art expresses ideas, feelings, and opinions.
ART.VA.II.3.2 Create a composition using the elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas
ART.VA.II.3.4 Combine ideas, symbols, and experiences that express and communicate meaning.
ART.VA.IV.3.1 Examine customs or traditions celebrated by different communities.
ART.VA.IV.3.3 Recognize how the available materials and processes in a particular time or place can influence the art that is created.
ART.VA.III.4.2 Recognize that artwork may serve functional purposes, be purely decorative, or serve multiple purposes.
ART.VA.I.5.3 Incorporate the elements of art and principles of design to communicate ideas.
3-5-ETS1-1 Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
1 – H2.0.3 Use historical sources to draw possible conclusions about family or school life in the past.
1 – H2.0.4 Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication.