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Grade 6 Arts Education

Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent

Poetry and Oral Stories in the Classroom with ecoaborijanelle. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Poet and performance artist ecoaborijanelle (Janelle Pewapsconias) inspires students to work on creative expression through the theme of "wellbeing" by connecting with their senses.

Stomp and Holler with Scott Richmond. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Scott Richmond presents a series of original and classic songs to get you moving to the music. Students engage in active listening by responding to verbal, musical and visual cues. Patterns, actions and compositions are explored collaboratively through collective dance and vocal expression. In ad...

Dance with Heather Cameron. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group-led improvisations, students investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical qualitie...

Commemoration. Episode 8

The video focuses on commemoration and how Remembrance Day is an important part of our Canadian identity in recognizing the important role our service women and men had in shaping world events during the Second World War.

Training and Preparing for War. Episode 1

The video explores the challenges, sense of duty and loyalty that veterans experienced as they trained and prepared for the Second World War.

Big Ideas in Arts Education: 6-9 Project Overview

This video explains how a committee of teachers from Living Sky School Division came together to create units to support selected outcomes in Arts Education Grades 6-9.

Beyond Words. Assessment

The types of assessments used in the Beyond Words: Creating Symbolic Sculptures unit are explained.

Beyond Words. The Process

How the unit was planned and the goals for expanding students' artistic thinking are briefly discussed.

Beyond Words. Big Ideas

The four big ideas incorporated into the Beyond Words visual art unit are outlined.

Animate Everything

This video program introduces basic animation to students through four short chapters. Using simple tools, students will learn how to transform everyday objects to create animated pieces. The two narrators, Lindsay and Will, demonstrate animation skills using everyday materials, such as twigs and...

In Winter Still: A Claude Monet Story

Series: Painted Tales
Monet spent some of his most prolific years painting at his home in Giverny, surrounded by his family and many visiting friends. His home and garden were a sanctuary for Monet and a play area for the many children living at Giverny. In Winter Still takes us into Monet's garden and captures the es...

Almond Blossoms: A Vincent van Gogh Story

Series: Painted Tales
Vincent van Gogh is arguably the most recognized artist in the world. While his lonely, turbulent life is well known, many people are not aware of the sensitivity and compassion that fueled much of his art. Dr. Gachet, van Gogh's physician, and his daughter, Marguerite Gachet, saw this side after...

Preston Singletary

Seattle artist, Preston Singletary, has been referred to as "bridge artist" between the artistic traditions of the Northwest Coast and glassmakers. He discusses his Tlingit/Filipino heritage, his love of music and shows several of his works in progress.

Michael Massie

Michael Massie, an Inuit artist from Newfoundland, discusses his lifelong journey through the world of art. Michael is famous for his silver teapots and he also carves stone and wood.

Andy Everson

Born in Comox, British Columbia, Andy Everson has strived to uphold the traditions of both the K'omoks and Kwakwaka'waka First Nations. He discusses his roots, his spirituality and his paintings which remain rooted in age-old traditions.

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