Monthly Archives: March 2014

Exhaustive 5th grade Animal Study Ends with Beautiful Drawings

5th graders have just completed a long unit on drawing in which they worked to create an accurate drawing of an animal based on a photograph. These observation drawings involved careful examination of basic shapes, then adding details including textures … Continue reading

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New 7th Grade Work

The seventh grade students in Mr. Adams’ class have recently completed not one but two projects based on animals. The first are ceramic masks based on the style of the native people of the Pacific Northwest. Students chose an North … Continue reading

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Giant 8th Grade Tribute to a Longtime Teacher

After many weeks and lots and lots (and lots) of squares, Mr. Adams’ 8th graders have pieced together a massive portrait of retiring 8th Grade ELA Teacher, Maggie Pearl, in the distinct style of artist Chuck Close.  Thank you, Mrs. … Continue reading

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