Art Appreciation Teacher Resources
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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 43 Views 202 Downloads
Going to School Paintings
This resource will help you compare and contrast the history of school experiences in America. In this cross curriculum U.S. history and art appreciation lesson plan, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning the ABC's" and "John F.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 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 2 Downloads
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 9 Views 15 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 4 Views 7 Downloads
Students explore famous paintings. In this cross-curriculum art appreciation lesson plan, 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 7 Views 53 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
Installation Art Appreciation and Respect
Students discover installation art. In this installation art lesson, students discuss different types of installation art. Students 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
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, 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 7 Views 10 Downloads
Art & Artists: An Appreciation
Fourth graders discover that humans make things for many reasons. People create things for a specific purpose, to give themselves pleasure, or as a tribute of an event that occurred. They study shape, line, color, texture, balance and design.
4th Language Arts 10 Views 29 Downloads
Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The slide show is not provided but image information is, along with an activity to be completed for each image show.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Finding out about Gallery 33
While these worksheets are specific for use while visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, they could be used to guide nearly any museum trip. Questions focus on human activity, symbolism, culture, religion, and society as they are portrayed in the art found throughout the exhibit.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
A Picture's Worth 10,000 Words
Here are some wonderful lessons on art for your second graders. In them, learners focus on elements of abstract art, sculpture, and landscapes, study the works of four major artists, and create art of their own. This incredibly thorough, 24-page plan has everything you need embedded in it for successful implementation of the activities.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 56 Downloads
Through the Looking Glass
An engaging and ambitious series of four lessons invites high schoolers to view art work, have group and class discussions, construct time lines, compile photos, and conduct research. Learners share their experiences, create self-portraits, keep a journal, take photos, make photomontages, write poetry, display their work, and participate in peer assessment.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Voice of the Individual
Young learners explore the role of the individual within society. They view art work, design calling cards, and display their work. Additionally, learners document an imaginary trip, create sculpted self-portraits, create a class play, a visual letter, and create a song.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 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 15 Views 19 Downloads
Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute worksheet provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As learners solve problems, they match their answers with pieces of a painting by Paul Gauguin entitled Two Women on the Beach eventually un-scrambling the picture.
2nd - 4th Math 32 Views 518 Downloads