Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

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Tidbits by William R. Leigh, 1946 Oil on canvas

Tidbits Tour

School Group Tour

Tidbits Tour

Tour Description

Join our museum mascot Tidbits for a guided look at painting and sculpture depicting children on the Western frontier.  Hear an informative story from the frontier.

Tour Duration: 60 min. for grades K & 1st and 90 min. for grades 2 & 3

Florida Education Standards

VA.K.H.1.1 | VA.K.H.1.2 | VA.K.H.1.3
VA.K.H.2.3 | LAFS.K.RI.2.6 | LAFS.K.SL.1.1
LAFS.K.SL.1.2 | SS.K.A.2.1 | SS.K.A.2.5
VA.1.C.1.2 | VA.1.C.2.1 | VA.1.S.1.4
VA.1.H.2.1 | VA1.H.2.3 | LAFS.K.SL.1.2
LAFS.K.SL.1.3 | LAFS.1.RL.3.7 | LAFS1.SL.1.1
LAFS.1.SL.1.3 | LAFS.1.L.3.6 | SS.1.A.2.1
SS.1.A.2.2 | SS.1.A.2.5 | VA.2.C.1.2
VA.2.C.3.1 | VA.2.S.1.3 | VA.2.S.1.4
VA.2.H.1.1 | VA.2.H.1.2 | VA.2.H.2.1
LAFS.2.RI.1.1 | LAFS.2.SL.1.1 | LAFS.2.SL.1.2
LAFS.2.SL.1.3 | VA.3.S.1.4 | VA.3.H.1.1
VA.3.H.1.2 | VA.3.H.2.1 | VA.3.F.2.1
LAFS.3.RI.1.1 | LAFS.3.RI.2.4 | LAFS.3.SL.1.1,2,3
SS.3.G.4.4

Goals

To understand how looking at art can teach us about different time periods
To recognize how different elements of art may be used to express a common theme
To develop and use a visual vocabulary
To participate in a collaborative conversation that emphasizes asking and answering questions
To learn museum etiquette

Topics

Use of the elements of art in 2-D and 3-D art
Use of the elements of art in creating mood, composition, perspective, rhythm and emotion
How elements create a focal point for the viewer
Question and answer sessions as a means of discovery
Museum etiquette

The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art