Two-dimensional Design Teacher Resources
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Deal With It! Contemporary Issues
Tenth graders investigate current events using the medium of art to communicate objectives to the viewer. They make a media collage from picking contemporary issues from news resources for images to be put together in a creative format.
10th Visual & Performing Arts
A Likely and Unlikely Match: Frida and Diego
Delve into the fascinating relationship between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera using this resource. Learners discuss the lives of these famous artists, and talk about the ways Frida Kahlo incorporated elements of this tumultuous...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Art of Furniture: Decorations Inspired by Nature
What inspires furniture designers? As learners of all ages view examples of woodworking used in French and American furniture, they discuss woodworkers' techniques and inspirations. They identify techniques such as veneering and...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Photograms - Creating Two-Dimensional Design on Light Sensitive Paper
Ninth graders examine light patterns, photograms, and the basic concepts of photography. A class discussion is lead to determine common photographic terms such as light-sensitive paper, transparent, translucent and opaque materials. ...
9th Visual & Performing Arts
Polymer Clay and Geometric Forms
Have your class explore geometric shapes using clay. Learners use polymer clay to create a three-dimensional design that can be sliced into two-dimensional pieces. It's a great way to combine art and math into an integrated activity.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Mathematics Alive: Environment and Design of Human Habitats
Third graders explore the structural composition of buildings and houses. In this math lesson, 3rd graders explain how architecture is related to mathematics. They create a blueprint of a structure with at least three different spaces.
3rd Technology & Engineering
Color in 3-D: A Nature Design Project
Students view a film about Hans Hofman and consider his use of color and layering. They experiment with the concept of 'push and pull' by using warm and cool color schemes in a tracing of leaves and shapes. Students view their work using...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Watercolor Painting- Pointillism with Fruit
Fifth graders explore pointillism painting techniques. In this pointillism painting lesson plan, 5th graders paint fruit using shades and tints. Students use the pointillism techniques along with watercolors to create a layered look....
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Motor Car and Galimoto: An Intercultural lesson in pragmatism, creativity, and perseverance
Third graders explore cultural awareness by reading children's literature. In this human poverty activity, 3rd graders read the book Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams and discuss the main character's struggle to achieve his goals. Students...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Adinkra Printed Textiles
Students examine printed textiles that commemorate events, people, and objectives. In this Adinkra printed textile instructional activity, students explore Africa as they discover the patterns and techniques for creating Adinkra symbols...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Geography: Where on Earth Are the Postage Stamp Countries?
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or...
7th Social Studies & History
Functional Public Sculpture? Let's build a"Reading Wall"!
Students interview a brick sculptor and aid in building a brick wall. They write expository paragraphs explaining the sequential process of building a reading wall. They create reading wall sketch designs. Students carve their names and...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts