• Art

    Samuel Mickle Art Clubs


    Advisor: Dannielle Benedetto (benedettod@eastgreenwich.k12.nj.us)



    Mural Arts

    Grade 6: 3:20-4:00p Mondays


    Learning Goals:

    Exploring Message and meaning in art

    Promote school pride

    Create opportunity for team building experience

    Provide a non-competitive environment with healthy peer interaction and friendship opportunities


    Student Objectives:

    Students will:

    -break into groups

    -address school needs (including Clark)

    -divide assignments to teams

    -plan and discussed subject and location of future murals including canvas backdrops.


    Exploration piece: Mural Arts of Philadelphia virtual tour of Philadelphia Murals

    Discussion on meaning and message. Promotion of liberty echos through the art of Philly Murals.

    Samuel Mickle/Jeffery Clark Mural themes will continue with themes of good character, world peace, & sustainability.


    Drawing and Painting

    Grade 4: Day #3 during recess
    Grade 5: Day #4 during recess


    Learning Goals:

    To present drawing and painting lessons in digestible bites

    To decode challenges with strategies and techniques

    To delve deeper into detail and precision

    Enrich student art experience

    To provide a creative outlet for students who thrive in the arts

    To provide an outlet to create friendships in a positive environment


    Student Objectives:

    Students will:

    -be divided into groups with peers

    -keep a sketchbook

    -select topics and themes

    -draw from life,photos,& imagination

    -build still life and draw

    -receive teacher led formal instruction on technical skills


    -work on projects

    -complete 1-2 canvas paintings by the end of the year.