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Make Your Mark
In this sketching worksheet, students complete activities where they sketch items in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 5 activities.
Lesson Plan for St. Catherine
Students analyze the art of St. Catherine and Gothic Art. For 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.
New! Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades
While this first appears to be a description of 20 poetry activities, it is actually the introduction, rationale, and explanation of the activities and one sample lesson for "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost. After a copy of the poem, you will find a nice instructional sequence that focuses on sound, figurative language, and theme. Related poems are listed and a graphic organizer is provided to use in small groups. Tip: Pair this lesson with your study of The Outsiders.
Pop Art-Reflections of the Mass Media
Pupils 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.
Cast A Paper Valentine
Students create Valentine's Day cards. In this holiday lesson, students learn about the history of valentines and use recyclable materials to design their own cards.
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.
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.
Fabulously Faux: The Rockford Frescoes
Students participate in various activities to introduce themselves to Fresco painting. In groups, they are assigned a specific aspect of the technique and they use the Internet to research it. They visit art museums and gather information about the artists. They present their findings to the class to end the lesson.
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.
The History Of Dance And The Lifestyle Of A Dancer - Lesson 1
Second graders examine various dance styles in this Performing Arts instructional activity for the 2nd grade. The instructional activity is #1 in a unit of four lessons that examines the History of Dance styles and the lifestyle of a dancer. Emphasis is placed on movement exercises.
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. Learners will also have a chance to practice math and literacy skills throughout the activity.
You can't truly analyze art until you understand the types of decisions artists make while creating it. Presented here, are definitions and examples of the basic elements of art and design, in relation to how they are used in the creation of art as well as the analysis of it.
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.
Visual Arts - Overview - April
Third graders investigate the architecture of Ancient Rome, The Pont du Gard, an aqueduct in Nimes, France; The Pantheon and Trajan's Column in Rome; and various triumphal arches throughout the land that was once the Roman Empire are the specific points.
Can You Hear Me?
Research the life of Alexander Graham Bell in groups, identifying the challenges Alexander Graham Bell faced before he invented the telephone. To end the lesson plan, use construction paper to make models of an old fashioned telephone.
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. Additional examples of great introductory settings can be found in the paperback series It Was a dark and Stormy Night. Consider having class members check out the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest that awards prizes for the worst beginnings.
New Haven Families: Artifacts and Attitudes, 1770s to 1890s
Students investigate their own city's cultural past in New England. They
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. A great resource.
Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion
Fourth graders describe the difference between minerals (composed of the same substance throughout) and rocks (composed of two or more minerals). They recognize that there are three classes of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic