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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. The artwork produced by the kids should be fabulous! A most-impressive art lesson.
Students recognize elements of art such as texture, shape line and color. In this elements of art instructional activity, students create a still life picture with oil pastel or crayons. Students define elements of art vocabulary. Students relate elements of art to various subject areas.
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.
Learners explore art at an art museum. In this activity about art, students travel to a museum and explore the art. Learners practice drawing, search for certain kinds of art, and learn about reproducing art by someone else. Students will have a better overall understanding of art.
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper, watercolors, and salt to create a piece of art depicting a specific type of weather or season.
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each box. This could also be a great note taking tool during an art lecture.
Students prepare for a trip to a museum and review the elements of art. In this museum and art instructional activity, students define the difference between looking at a reproduction of art and an original. Students identify the elements of art in and the roles of museum. Students review museum behaviors and research works of art they will see on their trip to a museum.
Students apply descriptive language to identify the five elements of art and the basic lines, geometric shapes, and angles in Marie Hull's, Sharecropper. They explain how the elements of a piece of work contribute to the story it tells. This lesson includes a museum trip but it can with a reproduction of the artwork.
Students examine images from newspapers and create their own photos to tell a story. In this photojournalism lesson, students analyze a photograph using the elements and principles of art then create a photographic image that tells a story. Students critically analyze their own photographs using the elements and principles of art and use cropping tools to rethink their original compositions.
Students review the elements of art by studying a reproduction of a work of art from a museum visit. In this museum art lesson plan, students explain the difference between looking at a reproduction of a work of art and looking at the original using their museum experience as a foundation of analysis. Students identify the elements of art in a work of art and discuss the various roles of a museum.
Reflect on the art your class can view at a museum. In this art history lesson, students draw six elements of art. They discuss original art versus reproduction artwork and write about their thoughts of a museum. It would be wonderful if this lesson could be used after a field trip but you could modify the lesson to include good resolution pictures projected onto a wall, and smaller tangible reproductions for the students at their desks.
Students examine images from newspapers, the photo cropping process, and create their own photos to tell a story. In this photography analysis instructional activity, students analyze a photograph using the elements of art and analyze their own photographs using the elements and principles of art. Students create their own photos to tell a story and use cropping tools to alter their photographs.