Art Appreciation Teacher Resources

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In this art appreciation word search worksheet, students locate and circle the 15 art-related words hidden within the word puzzle.
Pupils analyze and critique famous art prints in this introductory lesson plan to the appreciation of Visual Art forms. Emphasis is on classroom discussions of cultural values, prejudice, and opinions. The lesson plan includes possible extensions.
Students explain that everyone has their own opinion about what they think is good art. They study images, then put a heart behind the one they like the best, the least and the one they think their mom or dad would like.
Observe International Art Appreciation Day by viewing, reading, and creating original works of art.
Students paint in the styles of famous artists. In this art appreciation lesson plan, student read about famous artists, discuss the elements of art, and create their own paintings. This lesson plan includes the study of five famous artists/periods.
Art may be something some students have to learn to appreciate, but there is always a lesson that can do this.
Students use string, paint, and collage techniques to create a work of art. In this art appreciation lesson plan, students discuss artists, their times, and influences.
Students examine studio art and develop an appreciation for art. In this art immersion lesson plan, students complete original drawing and design assignments. Students also study the work of selected famous artists.
Eighth graders investigate art appreciation and Renaissance portraits through time. They create a portrait.
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.
Students identify and demonstrate element of line and principle(s) in their designs, correctly and safely use art materials, identify and use primary colors, explore and use mixed media to complete a project influenced by the style of an artist.
In this art vocabulary worksheet, students locate ten art vocabulary words on a word search. Words include: art, color, paint, draw, line, shape, mood, tint, oils, and frame.
This instructional activity combines math, visual arts, and language arts activities that all focus on the making, and baling of hay. The activities can be adjusted to address different age ranges. Most of the activities focus on gaining proficiency with numbers, counting, and patterns. The worksheets embedded in the plan are terrific, and provide you with everything you need to successfully implement this fine plan. 
Mix science with art appreciation as you view an image of an American Robin by John James Audubon. This simple document includes an image, background information, discussion questions, and five fun activities. 
The painting The Torn Hat by Thomas Sully will invite learners to analyze the face of a child from long, long ago. They'll use the provided background information and guiding questions to discuss the elements of art found in the image. You can then engage them in active learning through art with any of the eight suggested activities. 
Here is a packet of lessons which are designed to help you to foster your pupils' creativity. The lessons are designed to develop their fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration on ideas. The are built around field trips to a variety of museums, and/or science labs where pupils are exposed to art, inventions, and forward thinking. These resources certainly could be a starting point for bringing more creative activities into the classroom.
Kids discuss texture in art and in poetry. They use the elements of art and design to create highly dimensional and textural collages. Then they write a five line poem which describes what they feel, see, and hear when they are in their favorite place.  
Discuss art and read Matthew's Dream.  In this visual arts lesson plan, students recognize that there are different styles of art, each with its own techniques.  Use simple techniques to understand art and work at stations to complete a style of art.
Eighth graders explore the cultural diversity in their own families. They examine the cultural profile and historical development of their own community through developing a walking tour, in booklet or web-based form.
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. The four main topics are: art appreciation, elements of art, relevance of art, and original art. Fantastic activities and hands-on art projects are embedded in this fine plan.