Art Appreciation Teacher Resources
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Let's Talk About Painting
Students paint in the styles of famous artists. In this art appreciation lesson, student read about famous artists, discuss the elements of art, and create their own paintings. This lesson includes the study of five famous artists/periods.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
Art Immersion Month, by Neil Waldman
Students examine studio art and develop an appreciation for art. In this art immersion lesson, students complete original drawing and design assignments. Students also study the work of selected famous artists.
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Installation Art Appreciation and Respect
Middle schoolers discover installation art. In this installation art lesson, students discuss different types of installation art. Middle schoolers use graphic organizers to record information about installation art. Students brainstorm and sketch the installation art they want to create.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Here is an amazingly thorough, and detailed, lesson plan on elements of art and art appreciation. Designed for third graders, this series of lessons should open up the eyes of your charges to the wonderful world of art that is all around them every day.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 42 Views 202 Downloads
Going to School Paintings
This resource will help you compare and contrast the history of school experiences in America. For this cross curriculum U.S. history and art appreciation lesson, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning the ABC's" and "John F.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 41 Downloads
Two children discuss a Renoir painting in this video. They talk about rowing, the girl in the picture, and other aspects of the painting. It's a fascinating way to introduce the idea of art appreciation. After watching this video, show your class pictures of other works of art and offer them the opportunity to share their thoughts.
1 min Pre-K - K Health 3 Views 1 Download
Students explore art mediums and techniques. In this art appreciation lesson, students observe a variety of displayed artwork and determine what medium was used by the artist. Students hold up a card matching this medium for immediate feedback from the teacher and related discussion.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Art Show with the Masters
Learners contribute to a classroom art show. In this art appreciation lesson, students research the lives and works of artists from different ages. Learners write reports, recreate artwork of their researched artists, and participate in classroom presentations.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Situation of America, 1848
Students explore 19th century American artwork. In this cross curriculum New York history and art appreciation instructional activity, students view a reproduction of the painting "Situation of America, 1848," and identify visual symbols and details that depict information about the time period.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
19th Century Art in the US
Visual literacy and art appreciation can start at any age. Expose your class to American art of the 19th century. They view two paintings and answer eight questions that require them to think about what they see and the techniques used to convey an idea.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students explore famous paintings. In this cross-curriculum art appreciation lesson, students play a matching game in which they sort items from each season. Students listen to Hello Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher and create a handprint painting using Pissarro's "Autumn Poplars" as inspiration.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 49 Downloads
Art Activities: Developing Visual Observational Skills
Students explore visual arts by participating in several class art activities. In this art appreciation lesson, students discuss the broad concept of a photograph including uses of lines, shadows, reflections and shapes. Students examine previously created art and utilize cameras to create their own artistic photographs.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fall Leaves Decorated with Geometric Shapes
Learners create leaf artwork. In this cross curriculum geometry and art appreciation lesson, students identify familiar geometric shapes used in the displayed artwork of Gustav Klimt. Learners trace leaves on construction paper, cut them out, then glue them to a background.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
What to Wear: Career Day! Suit of Armor From Japan
Students understand that some jobs require workers to wear special clothes or a special suit. In this art appreciation lesson plan, students observe the Suit of Armor and discuss how a samurai is requires to wear armor to work. Students pick an occupation and draw what someone who does that job would wear to work.
Pre-K - K 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
Learn Under the Old Masters
Students take a closer look at portraits. In this art appreciation lesson, students may visit the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria Art Gallery, or the Scottish National Portrait Gallery online or in-person to discover works of art.
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Looking at Art: Grade 5: 19th Century Art in the U.S.
In this art appreciation worksheet, students analyze a 19th century painting called Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Caleb Bingham. Students answer 8 short essay questions about the painting.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads