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Learners demonstrate their understanding of French text by correctly filling in a chart, and by responding to questions. They demonstrate an understanding of French adjectives by using appropriate written forms of adjectives when describing a partner's handwriting.
Students establish their own design utilizing a similar composition to Monet's, integrate their drawing skills in creating a "garden by the sea."
Young scholars investigate the life of early man as depicted in the cave art in Lascaux and Chauvet in southwestern France. They use a variety of activities in an attempt to unravel the mystery surrounding the discovery.
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African American women in today's society. They can engage in any of the three suggested activities as a way to build a better understanding and deeper analysis of this modern art. Images, discussion questions, weblinks, ELA, social studies, and art activities are included.
Students practice using the internet in order to investigate how to choose movies for viewing in Paris and how to find a location. This done using a specific website. They also review vocabulary related to different genres of art and film.
Agnes Varda’s autobiographical “The Beaches of Agnes,” models for young filmmakers the cinematic self-portrait. Far from “old and plump,” Varda is a giant of filmmaking and will inspire your pupils. After watching a clip of this famous French woman, class members create a storyboard for their own reflection on a place, relationship, or experience of personal importance.  Activities, extensions and adaptations, as well as assessment suggestions are included.
Learners become familiar with the work of Claude Monet and his garden paintings.  In this Monet instructional activity, students compare the garden works of Claude Monet.  Learners examine pictures for the colors in his paintings. Students complete a word search to find the English and French names of the colors.
Students explore and discuss Impressionism and artists, like Monet and Renoir, who defined the Impressionism Art Movement, choose an artist to research, and create web sites based on their research.
Take a trip down Pearblossom Highway with this lesson plan about comparing and contrasting. Using David Hockney's Pearblossom Hwy and another image of the same highway (photograph or other image), young scholars compare and contrast the two artworks showing the same image. They write a descriptive composition based on the images, recognize one-point perspective in artwork, then apply this perspective in a drawing they create. This lesson plan includes additional extension activities.
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of the "Low Countries" (Austria, Spain, and Greece) are featured in rich, brilliant colors. This walk through a virtual museum will leave your class spellbound and inspired.
Students analyze Greek vase painting and create their own vase art. In this vase painting lesson, students analyze the design element shape and the relationship between figure and ground. Students design a figure/ground relationship using a letter of the alphabet. Students make an ambiguous figure/ground composition using the negative shapes from the letter project.
Learners explore how geometry is used on the composition of artworks by artists from different cultures. This activity is equally suited for a Math or Art classroom at the late-elementary or early-middle school level.
Using the painting, Childhood Idyll for inspiration, learners reflect on things that are idealized. They focus in on pop music and pop idols, write a song, and perform it in front of the class, American Idol style.
Learners study the life and music of Claude Debussy. They listen to and compare the orchestration and compositional technique of the Debussy composition, 'Danse.' They compare a piano arrangement to an orchestrated version.
Students examine the history of Romare Bearden and her artwork. The instructional activity consists of some virtual field trips and projects. The instructional activity is designed to be taught as either a social studies or art instructional activity. The teacher could also teach this as a combo instructional activity.
Students complete an art analysis for James Tissot's "Life of Christ" art exhibit. In this art analysis lesson, students read descriptions and answer viewing questions for 'A Street in Jaffa' and 'Saint Joseph Seeks Lodging in Bethlehem.' Students may complete 3 activities for the art analysis.
Seventh graders focus on using the passe¿¿ compose¿¿ of verbs and for sports and musical instrument vocabulary in a meaningful context. They create a personal narrative about a life experience related to music or sports.
Learners explore works by French painter Jean-Leon Gerome. In this visual arts lesson plan, students investigate the use of perspective in Gerome's work and then make their own drawings that feature the use of perspective.
Students decorate cups or bowls with thematic designs that represent Chinese culture. In this decorating lesson plan, students will decorate their cups or bowls and then “sell” these works of art to partners role-playing as French tourists. Partners will add further decorations to the original designs. Each student will also write an account of his or her object’s journey.
Students discuss a composition that was developed by Samuel Hayes. The lesson is a lecture about the developing stages of a city and the different problems to cope with along the way.