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Current Programming

Side x Side programs expose students to a wide variety of artistic mediums throughout the course of their elementary school experience.  This year’s programs cover the following:

  • Kindergarten: printmaking
  • 1st Grade: bookmaking
  • 2nd Grade: sculpture
  • 3rd Grade: maps/murals (painting)
  • 4th Grade: physical theater
  • 5th Grade: film making

Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time Grade: K Content Areas: Literacy, Mathematics Arts Areas: Print Making, Music Unit Length: 6-8 weeks Side x Side Hours: 6-8

Animals All Around

Animals All Around Grade 1 Content Areas: Literacy, Math, Science Arts Areas: Collage, Illustration, Music Unit Length: 12 weeks Side x Side Hours: 10

Moving Oceans

Moving Oceans Grade: 2 Content Areas: Math, Science, Literacy Arts Areas: Sculpture, Illustration Unit Length: 8-10 weeks Side x Side hours: 6

Bringing History to Life

Bringing History to Life Grade: 5 Content Areas: Literacy, Social Studies Arts Areas: Film Making, Illustration Unit Length: 10 weeks Side x Side Hours: 12

Mapping Portland Through Time

Mapping Portland Through Time Grade: 3 Content Areas: Social Studies, Literacy Arts Areas: Film Making, Illustration Unit Length: 8-10 weeks Side x Side Hours: 12

Performing True Stories

Performing True Stories Grade: 4 Content Areas: Social Studies, Science, Literacy Arts Areas: Physical Theater Unit Length: 8-10 weeks Side x Side Hours: 6-8

Portraying Portland

Portraying Portland Grade: 3 Content Areas: Literacy, Social Studies Arts Areas: Physical Theater, Mural Making Unit Length: 8-10 weeks Side x Side Hours: 10-12