The 2nd grade students learned about the life cycle of a tree through the book, Sky Tree. We also discussed what a life cycle is. Students were able to use one point perspective to create a tree. Students learned that there are many different ways you can look at an object. Students were able to draw a tree as if they were lying underneath the tree looking up. Students learned what TEXTURE is and created texture on their trees to look like bark. Students also reviewed what the WARM colors are and why they are called the WARM colors. Students were taught how to blend oil crayons to create a fall tree. Finally students were able to learn what CONSTRAST is and how to create it in a piece of art.