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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.
What a wonderful way to meld art and culture! Learners create art work in the Suminagashi style using this detailed lesson plan. This art form, which is Japanese in origin, employs ink to create beautiful results. This will be a hit with your class.
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end result should be an empathetic, thoughtful, and highly engaging experience for the entire class.
High schoolers practice the artistic technique of drawing glass objects using colored pencils in this Visual Art instructional activity for the high school classroom. The instructional activity emphasizes the artwork of Audrey Flack and Ralph Goings and includes a short vocabulary list.
Students transform a discarded book into a creative art work of art that encompasses a theme and utilizes a variety of media and techniques.
Third graders design mosaics that reflect their school's culture. In this visual arts instructional activity, 3rd graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress where they compare mosaics of the past to the cultures that produced them prior to creating their own.
Sixth graders study the Olmec civilization. They develop a map of Mexico and a map of the area of the Olmec civilization. They research Olmec art, religion, and architecture. They construct Olmec symbols including giant heads, altars, and sculptures.
Students create a pictorial narrative based upon John Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and the Japanese techniques of "lacquer jar" stories in this three-day Language Arts/Art lesson.
Seventh graders create three dimensional works of art from two dimensional plans, develop skills in papier-mach?? technique, utilize elements and principles of design to create 3-D form, and develop math/strategy skills in playing the game Mancala.
Students take part in Earth conservation by creating trash art projects. In this recycling lesson, students discuss the benefit of reusing materials on Earth and examine art from ancient civilizations. Students utilize recyclable containers and cardboard to create mosaics similar to the style of past civilizations.
Students examine problem solving techniques when working on spatial problems. They discover how models, sketches, and drawings can be used to understand on something works. They design a model of a bridge using given dimensions and materials.
Second graders, in groups, develop models to show how forces such as gravity, friction, equal, unequal forces and change in direction work on marbles.
Students discuss and write about their interpretations of the art. They compare and contrast the numerous types of shoes and how they are used in a certain time and place. Students memorize the Shel Silverstein's poem, "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too." They write a story called "A Lost Shoe." Additional ideas are listed for cross curriculum.
In this animals worksheet, students write about the animals they see and design a cup, plate, or pitcher in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 4 activities.
Ninth graders investigate the significance of gargoyles and their relationship to architecture, symbolism and art history. They research and compare the form and function of gargoyles in Europe and the United States.
In this sketching worksheet, students complete activities where they sketch items in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 5 activities.
Students analyze the art of St. Catherine and Gothic Art. In this art analysis lesson, students read the biography of St. Catherine and read about the carving of the statue. Students complete a related statue art activity and carve their statue.
Pupils study the French sculptors of the 19th century. For 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.
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.
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.