Collage Teacher Resources
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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
Learners investigate the method of collage in art in part of a study of Dada and Surrealist art. In this art analysis lesson, students explore how artists incorporated materials from everyday life into their art works. Learners complete image based discussions and write a journal entry for a found object.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Unity and Variety in a Textural Collage
Students explore texture in art. In this textured collage art lesson, students observe and identify texture in famous artwork from artists around the world. Students plan and create a textured collage of a chosen animal.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 42 Downloads
Jazz Exploration: A Collage Project
Middle schoolers explore and experience jazz through collage. They listen to improvisational jazz, discuss the origins of jazz, then design and create a collage that shows jazz being played. This project will result in amazing works of art while boosting creative problem-solving and design skills.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 24 Downloads
Oh, I Believe in Yesterday
Who is Aimee Mann? Read the New York Times article "P.S. I Loved You," included here, and have your readers answer a series of reading comprehension questions. Afterward, encourage your class to brainstorm ways in which they were influenced by music.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 17 Views 159 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Art in the Mail
The "mail art" phenomena was started back in the 20's with the Dada and Fluxus art movements and revitalized in the 60's. The principle of mail art, is free exchange and artistic expression. Learners study these facts and then create collage envelopes to send to other artists.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 35 Downloads
Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue from multiple or cross-curricular perspectives.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 44 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Wide Open Spaces
What's the difference between city space and wide open space? Young analysts explore each space through writing, critical thinking, and discussion. They use what they learn to create collages that exemplify both worlds. Great discussion questions and helpful analysis tips make for a great instructional activity.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 10 Downloads
Ben Franklin Timeline
Celebrate inventions such as lightning rods, bifocals, and stoves with a Ben Franklin Day. Young historians conduct research and write a paragraph about an accomplishment of Benjamin Franklin including an illustration or collage that depicts the event described in their paragraph.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 24 Views 189 Downloads
Fourth graders investigate the concept of geometric patterning. They create their own patterns with a few basic requirements. The patterns must illustrate the concepts of flipping, 90 and 180 degree rotations. The collages also consist of an overlap combination of colors.
4th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
This Is America! Flag Collage
In a visual essay of their thoughts about "What America Means to Me," kids of any age can create a collage about their country. Originally intended to be created physically, learners could share their projects online by using an interactive bulletin board or an online presentation site.
K - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 109 Downloads
Henri Matisse Collage
First graders explore the work of Henri Matisse. They use shapes to create a collage. Students create texture in their collage by using various types of papers and they study how to use various materials to make one unified piece of art.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Complete with a vocabulary list, this five-day lesson outline may get you on your way. Your art class will research Collage technique and famous collage artists. They then create a collage using a gel transfer technique. Steps and materials are discussed but some of the blanks in this lesson need to be filled in.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Collages & Combines
Students study the artwork of Robert Rauschenberg and identify popular imagery used in his collages and Combines. They interpret Rauschenberg's photographic silk screens by writing their ideas about his images. Afterwards, they create original collages, and prepare a written explanation of their work.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Explore the visual arts by creating a construction paper art project. In this collage lesson, young artists research the Internet to examine styles of famous artists including Keith Haring. They create cut-outs of hearts using construction paper and utilize paint to construct a heart collage which they display in their classroom.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Cut and Paste Biographies
Students explore the influence of African-American artists, writers, and musicians on American culture. After researching different figures in these areas, they create collages representing each person's life and legacy.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 22 Downloads
All About Me
Using technology, learners create and deliver a multimedia autobiographical presentation to present to the class. This ambitious lesson has learners use a variety of sources both old and new; magazines, poster board, the Internet, and computers to word process their work.
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 23 Downloads