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Dempsey and Firpo by George Bellows
Can sports become art? Eighth graders take a look at a painting that depicts two boxers in the ring. They discuss the artist's choice of subject and the history behind the fight. Focusing on the strength found in the painting, they sketch and then paint an image that also depicts human physicality and power when engaged in athletic competition.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Ashcan School of Artists
Complete with explanations and many examples of relevant paintings, this presentation takes students through the characteristics of the Ashcan School of Artists. The slides include works by artists such as Everett Shinn, John Sloan, and William J.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Portraits, Pears, and Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts
Learners define genre in the visual arts, particularly in Western painting and explain the differences between subject and genre. The genre of a variety of works of art is identified.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 24 Downloads
Narrative Art: What’s the Story?
Your third graders design works of art that reflect themselves. For this visual arts lesson, your class will examine works of art that tell stories and replicate the models as they transform a personal narrative of their own into a visual piece.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 119 Downloads
Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, and Tone
Students examine how artists use color to set the tone of a painting. They analyze and discuss various paintings, complete a chart comparing the artists' color schemes and tones, and write a paragraph comparing two images.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 37 Downloads
HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture
Visual arts lessons don't always mean the children need to make art. Here, they will practice using their visual literacy skills to analyze four images through the compare and contrast method. The first two images deal with gender identity and portrait art, the second two utilize geometric parts to create a whole.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Narrative Art: What's the Story?
An extensive lesson on art analysis, storytelling, critical thinking, and observation awaits your class! They learn to observe and read art the way they would a story; paying attention to details, historical context, and visual cues that describe a place, time, and thought.
3rd Language Arts 38 Views 52 Downloads
Art as Storyteller
Students examine how paintings tell stories. They read biographies about artists, analyze paintings, research and write the art history of a painting, write a creative story based on the painting, and create a painting in the artist's style.
5th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 44 Downloads
You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Until It’s Gone: The Changing American Landscape
Students examine the changing American landscape. In this cause and effect instructional activity, students listen to rock music that exemplifies urban growth in America and the interconnectedness of America today. Students write cause and effect essays on the topics and music explored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
You Don't Know What You've Got Until It's Gone:The Changing American Landscape
Students analyze the narrator's point of view as well as the historical perspective of songs and compare and contrast perspectives on changes in the American landscape identifying attitudes and reactions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download