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Students identify artwork by Romare Bearden and to explain his techniques. They look for cut and pasted papers and images, paint, ink and pencil designs, shapes and spaces and the rhythms therein. They listen to music by looking at Bearden's work and see Bearden's work by listening to jazz.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Picturing America: Images and Words of Hope from Romare Bearden and Langston Hughes
A carefully crafted three-day activity integrates poetry and visual art. By analyzing and comparing Langston Hughes' poem "Mother and Son" and Romare Bearden's collage "The Dove," readers explore the theme of hope. The activity activates prior knowledge about the Civil Rights Movement.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 99 Downloads
Romare Bearden: Piecing Together A Viewpoint
Students examine the history of Romare Bearden and her artwork. The lesson consists of some virtual field trips and projects. The lesson is designed to be taught as either a social studies or art lesson. The teacher could also teach this as a combo lesson.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Inside Scoop: Bearden
Students read paragraphs and examine images of the artist Romare Bearden. In this art analysis lesson, students read text about the life and art of Romare Bearden. Students study his medium of montages and then create their own example.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Romare Bearden-Style Collages
Learners create collages in the style of African American artist Romare Bearden. They define the word collage, study African American artist Romare Bearden, view examples of collages by Romare Bearden, and create a collage following the examples of Romare Bearden.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Art of Romare Bearden
High schoolers are introduced to the art of Romare Bearden. Using a packet, they discover Bearden's theme of family and African-American history in his art. After viewing specific examples of his artwork, they identify the ways in which he used collages.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 38 Downloads
Visual Art: Romare Bearden and Group 306
Students examine the life and art of Romare Bearden. Using his "Mill Hand's Lunch Bucket" for inspiration, they write a first chapter for a book. Students observe numerous other works of his art and discuss them from artistic and social perspectives.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Visual Art: Romare Bearden
Students examine the art of Romare Bearden, focusing on a stained-glass window designed for a New York City elevated railway station. they visit the site and discuss the art after viewing it from various perspectives. Based on their observations, students create two sketches of city scenes and combine them into one final work.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Romare Bearden's The Dove - A Meeting of Vision and Sound
Students explore African american culture of the late 1950's and 60's through various primary sources including literature, music, art and others. They then prepare and conduct a mock interview and present with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Paste Paper Collage
Learners research the life and works of Romare Bearden. Using his techniques, they create their own painted paste papers to use in a collage. They create the collage with a specific theme and uses the elements and principles of design.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Bold & Bright in Harlem
Students research and explore the Harlem Renaissance and its rich history to create a bold, bright drawing illustrating everyday stories of people in their community. They research William H. Johnson, Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence.
1st - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Art of Romare Bearden
Students examine the works of artist Romare Bearden. In an online activity, they scrutinize his work, "Tomorrow I May Be Far Away." by moving the mouse over it. Students also compose poems inspired by one of Bearden's works.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Cut and Paste Biographies
Students explore the influence of African-American artists, writers, and musicians on American culture. After researching different figures in these areas, they create collages representing each person's life and legacy.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits: Grades 3-5
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
Young scholars explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. For this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
Expressive Self Portrait - Mixed Media
Students create self-portraits using prior artistic knowledge and personal experiences. Emphasis is placed on the works of Albrecht Durer, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Romare Bearden, and Chuck Close for inspiration.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 34 Downloads