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French Sculpture Daumier, Carpeaux, Rodin...
Students study the French sculptors of the 19th century. In this art history lesson, students study French sculptures of the 19th century. This lesson includes a discussion of the different artistic movements and is meant to be used with an accompanying visit to the Musee d'Orsay in France.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Sixth graders study and engage in a variety of activities surrounding the many aspects of Ancient Greece. They discuss the controversy surrounding The Elgin Marbles and write a letter to the museum curator persuading him to agree with their solution.
6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Students discuss the historical painting of portraits. In this art history lesson, students examine the history of portraiture during the nineteenth century. This lesson is intended to be used with a visit to the Musee d'Orsay in France.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
Lesson Plans for Painting
Students analyze the art of George Dibble and Wayne Thiebaud and complete art related activities. In this art analysis lesson, students read biographies of the two artists and descriptions of various types of painting techniques. Students create art using oil sticks and egg tempera.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Miriam Schapiro Action Figures Collage
Students create a background with a marbling technique. They plan and create a figure from assorted papers, mixing solids and patterns. Students glue the figure to the background, and embellish negative space with glitter.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Pop Art-Reflections of the Mass Media
Young scholars select a common object or a face, and draw or paint it on a flat surface making it larger than real life. They choose a common object or simple scene and repeat it horizontally or vertically as defined rows. They create a flat, two dimensional drawing or painting in the manner of the comic book.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Seeing Art in Historical Context: An Activity to Promote Visual Literacy
Students consider works of art in their historical context. In this art in historical context lesson plan, students are encouraged to think about and record their prior knowledge of the historical period and to make inferences about the artist's circumstances and possible intent.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 43 Downloads
Storytelling: Using the Arts to Enrich the Curriculum...
Students explore the art of storytelling and stories from various cultures. Students experience Japanese and Chinese culture as well as Greek mythology. Students create and present their own Greek mythology topic to the class.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 27 Downloads
Roman and Early Christian Art
Third graders explore pattern, texture, balance, symmetry as they examine Roman and Byzantine art in the four lessons of this unit. Details of the major art works studied are placed into a booklet for presentation to the class.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
The Pietá by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Why is arts education so important? It builds critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving skills. Learners review the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, and then analyze his piece, The Pieta. After that, they'll sculpt a human figure from three different perspectives to better understand shifts in light and scale in art composition.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Looking for a good lesson on tessellations for your elementary schoolers? This one looks to be quite good! Pupils discover that a tessellation is any pattern of repeating shapes that cover a surface without overlapping or leaving any gaps. The lesson honors the fact that a tessellation is akin to an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle.
3rd - 5th Math 4 Views 4 Downloads
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
Easy Tie Die
Perfect for summer camp, an after school program, or your classroom, these instructions will make tie-dying a breeze! Simple instructions and helpful images make tie dying a fun and easy project. Tip: Have learners predict the outcome of their intended design.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Lesson: Taking Risks & Making Comparisons
Kids are asked how an Indian mandala was made. They devise a hypothesis and then use colored sand to test if their guesses were correct. They document the experience, examine a mandala, and write a comparative piece about the differences in their artistic process and the Indian monk's artistic process.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads
What is a Museum? The Musee' d'Orsay
Students read paragraphs and study pictures to learn about museums and in particular the Musee' d'Orsay. For this museum study lesson, students study the range of activities found in a museum and the characteristics common to all museums. Students also study the characteristics of the Musee' d'Orsay.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Forest Dwellings: Toad House
What a great project to use as part of an exploration of animals or habitats. Learners design a clay model of a home for a forest animal. This could be a great way to cement what your class has learned about habitats.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Artist's Work/Artist's Voice: Louis I. Kahn
Students explore the process of construction and architecture. In this construction research lesson, students complete image based discussion activities and three related activities for architecture and design.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
An A-maze-ing Skateboard Park
Seventh graders design a skateboard park. They make a model of their design, working to make the model visually appealing. Students test their ramps and skateboard paths with marbles. The tricky part of the assignment is that the building must "fit" with the communities style.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads