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Lesson Plan: Symbols & Community
Sand mandalas are transitory art forms that are created by a group for the purpose of healing. Upper graders learn how Tibetan monks create these amazing works of art, and study symbolism and metaphor. Then pupils work together in a series of community building activities before collaboratively creating their own work of art.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 13 Downloads
Color Values and the Hungry Caterpillar
Get ready art teachers, here is a cute and creative way to teach little ones about analogous colors. They'll use clay to mix several shades of green, using blue, green, and yellow. They'll use their analogous greens to create little caterpillars, which they will hang on to as they read the popular book, The Hungry Caterpillar.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
Modeling Mania Math Topic: Using Models
Young scholars 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.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 11 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
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
Interpreting Works of Art: The Compare and Contrast Method
Students practice observing and analyzing two works of art. They describe the elements and principles, subject matter, history and mediums of two works of art. Use a compare and contrast strategy to interpret the meaning of two works of art.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 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 14 Downloads
The Art of Interpreting Percent
Ddefine the relationships between fractions, decimals, and percentages in a series of lessons. The class practices converting between these three versions of a number. They also find the common factor of a numerator and denominator and represent that number in lowest terms.
4th - 6th Math 9 Views 93 Downloads
Passport To the Past: A Tour of the Ancient, European and Asian Collections
Students study fourteen images of paintings from the Memorial Art Gallery's tour of culture. They study the paintings for artifacts from other cultures and periods of history.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Elevating the Everyday
Students research Laurel True and the art of mosaics. In this art history lesson, students research mosaics from different time periods and places. They react to Laurel True's artistic work and create their own mosaics.
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 66 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 instructional activity, 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
Setting the Story: Techniques for Creating a Realistic Setting
“It was a dark and stormy night.” Thus begins the 1830 novel Paul Clifford and, of course, all of Snoopy’s novels! Encourage young writers to craft settings for their stories that go beyond Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s often-mocked phrase with a series of exercises.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Does it Float? Exploring Density
How does density relate to mass and volume? Allow your young scientists a chance to discover the answer to the question though experimentation. Using simple lab equipment and ordinary household items, the relationship between density, mass, and volume becomes clear in a very short time.
6th - 12th Science 51 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 6 Views 29 Downloads
Mix-It-Up Sponge Painting
Students experiment working with sponges to mix colors, marble, etch and make a sponge print. They brainstorm all the possibilities for various art techniques utilizing sponges and washable paint. Each student remembers to incorporate in their prints line, shape, form, color and texture.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Majestic Taj Mahal
Students research the history and background to India's architectural masterpiece Taj Mahal. They assess how this building reflects the influences of several cultures and then construct a replica of this magnificent marble structure.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Stained Glass Ornaments
Pupils research stained glass to learn how it is made and where and why it has been used. They discuss famous stained glass makers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and John La Farge. Students craft a seasonal symbol using art techniques that create a stained glass effect.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads