Art Movements Teacher Resources
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Postwar European Art
A fantastic collection of postwar European art is ready for the class. Contained in each of the 69 slides are images of art that represent the abstract movements that define the period. L'art Brut, French photography, tachisme, cobra, and the postwar art of England, Spain, and Italy are all depicted.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Art in Nazi Germany When Art and Politics Didn't Agree
Five lessons display the art created by Germans under the Weimar Republic. The focus of these lessons is to help learners understand the role of art in politics, government censorship, and Nazi tactics. Web links are included.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads
The Angle Tangle
Fourth and fifth graders identify three types of angles, recognize that angles are measured in degrees, measure angles using protractors or angle rulers. They classify angles as a class, classify angles on pattern blocks, and complete a provided worksheet.
4th - 5th Math 46 Views 401 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Abstract Planes in Paper Sculpture
High schoolers create maquettes of abstract sculptures utilizing the elements of art; line, shape, value, color, space and texture and the principles of design; balance, emphasis, contrast, rhythm and movement, pattern and unity. These art lessons produce fantastic results, and the lesson plan is clearly-written and easy to follow!
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 15 Downloads
Collage and Photomontage
Tenth graders discuss collage and photomontage techniques and artists, and how the art form can convey cultural or current issues. They research a collage artist, then design a topical or personally symbolic collage. Present their finished projects with a class gallery!
10th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 10 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Finding Your Path
Our art often reflects who we are as individuals and as part of a larger community. The painting Hopi Eagle Dancer reflects the history and culture of the artists who created it. Critical thinkers analyze the piece and then compose a poem that expresses who they are as a person, and who they are as a part of a community.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 30 Downloads
Dada and Neue Sachlichkeit
After the abstractists and the Cubists of the early 20th century left their mark, the Dada and Neue-Sachlichkeit movements began. Examine the interesting world of these movements and have your class consider their impact on current modern art trends.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Here, Autumn Poplars is the painting upper graders will analyze. They look at techniques, time period, and the use of impressionism to convey a natural theme. They go outside to make observations of nature and use what they see to write a poem that invokes the feeling of the impressionist movement.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Students explore transformations in dance. In this cross curriculum geometry and dance lesson, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that represent these geometric transformations.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 70 Views 132 Downloads
Exploring Nature: Powerful Forces
Students observe samples of artwork which use line, shape, and form to show movement and depict natural forces of nature. They create their own piece of artwork that shows a natural force and movement and then write a descriptive paragraph about it.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 13 Downloads
Young artists use Paintstik colors on paper, canvas, metal, fabric or another surface to create a work of art to be presented in a gallery. Students research the origins of the "Snakebasket" they are creating. These art lessons produce some of the finest products I have ever seen.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 3 Downloads
The Changing Role of Women
Eleventh graders examine the evolution of women's rights in America. In this cultural movements lesson, 11th graders analyze primary documents and discuss historical events in order to see how Abigail Adams, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, Margaret Sanger, and James K.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 9 Downloads
Lesson: I Can See Clearly Now Practicing Careful Observation
Poetry and art analysis go hand-in-hand. In groups, youngsters analyze a landscape painting, making careful observations. They use details found in the painting to inspire an original poem. The poem must include at least three objects found in the painting.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 7 Downloads
Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create a freeze-frame tableau.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 15 Downloads
Masking Tape Masterpieces
Learners create non-objective art based on the design elements of line, color, balance and movement using tape. This simple lesson plan encourages students to create patterns by overlapping and defining lines on a canvas panel. One of the many good things about this idea is that it's "mistake proof.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads
Young artists of all ages create texture using dried slabs of pourable acrylic paint. They experiment with texture by turning a liquid into a solid and finally into a 3-D work of art. This lesson uses easy-to-find materials, and the results are visually stunning.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 3 Downloads
Shape In Dance
Students engage in a lesson that is about the concept of shapes. They practice moves that are used to illustrate different types of shapes. Students participate in body movements that are focused around the directions of the body like anterior moves and posterior movements.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 16 Downloads
New Review An Introduction to Visual Art and Art History
Line shape, color, value, form, texture, space. Students of art history are introduced to the elements of art in a 64-slide PowerPoint that illustrates how these elements combine in visual art. Other essentials, like principles of design, balance, contrast, emphasis movement, pattern, rhythm, and unity, are also included in the content-rich presentation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 4 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 4
“Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.”—William James. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson plan four of 20 introduces several other styles of martial arts and a little bit of history about each one of them.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 6 Views 12 Downloads
The Importance of Initiation
The four-faced Hamat'sa mask is the inspiration for a instructional activity on ceremonial art and the process of initiation. The class examines images of the piece, then discusses how the mask represents ceremonial initiation. They get imaginative when the create initiation ceremonies and ceremonial objects of their own.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads