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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
Learners 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 7 Downloads
Stained Glass Ornaments
Students 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
Stone & Bone Inuit Carvings
Learners research information about Canadian Inuit history, geography, and culture. They study many forms of art created by the Inuit, including sculpture with stone, animal bones or teeth, and other items found in their northern Canada environment.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Dreams and Dinosaurs
Students explore the 3-dimensional geometric forms of dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period. They apply various construction and color-effect techniques in modeling an imaginary dinosaur. Students study a variety of pictures and models of dinosaurs.
K - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Not Just Another Pretty Face The Gargoyle
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.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 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 4 Views 11 Downloads
Teach the Novels: an Educator's Guide to A Wizard of Earthsea and The Tombs of Atuan
Moral choices arise when a character is imbued with great talent or super powers. A study of these choices form the basis of a unit focused on character development in the first two novels of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea series. The richly detailed plans include step-by-step lessons, activities, extensions, journal prompts, and culminating activities.
6th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 28 Downloads
Understanding Dialect as Used by Mark Twain
A reading of Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County not only offers pupils an opportunity to practice their listening skills but also provides them with examples of dialectic speech. This is the gol’derndest lesson ever.
5th - 8th Language Arts 25 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Mother Culture of Mexico: The Olmecs
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.
6th Social Studies & History 19 Views 99 Downloads
Naturally Nubby Numerals
Students create numbers with personality. They discuss how people communicate using number, works of art, and words formed with letters. Students find examples of how personality can be reflected through shapes, colors, textures, and decorations.
K - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
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
Bas Relief Paintings
Budding artists are introduced to a new medium for Bas Relief sculpture: block printing linoleum. They design and sculpt a dimensional piece of artwork, creating a variety of textures, lines and depths. This engaging lesson should excite your students, as the medium is so different!
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Unknown Soldier Diorama
Students research history of honoring unknown soldiers in United States, Canada, France, and Australia, research origins and building of tombs for unknown soldiers in country of their choice, and create diorama depicting national memorial to unknown soldiers.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads