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The budding artists in your class will enjoy this WebQuest about Grant Wood, his life, and his work. After completing research about the biography and art of Wood, your artists write descriptions of six paintings and incorporate the information into a research report. They can illustrate an original report cover as well, tapping into their creative sides that just might be awakened after this project. Though it is designed for homeschooled kids, this activity will work in any class setting.
Using some of the most famous paintings in history, this presentation asks students to identify the artist. All the information necessary is included, and the pictures of the artwork are clear and attractive. This presentation could be used as a quiz, or as the precursor to a research project on famous artists.
Students explore coordinates and scale drawings. In this drawing to scale instructional activity, students discuss symmetrical and asymmetrical shapes, geometric, shapes and estimation of size. Students recreate a portion of a drawing using a Cartesian coordinate system.