Visual and Performing Arts Teacher Resources
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Students review primary colors and practice making straight lines. In this visual arts lesson, students paint simple shapes as large as a toothpick, using specific primary colors. During the construction of the shapes students are encouraged to make straight lines using rulers.
K - 2nd Math 5 Views 62 Downloads
Students inspect performing arts by participating in a class presentation. In this art collage lesson, students examine the graffiti art created on New York subways and discuss the life of Keith Haring. Students create their own images based on graffiti styles and perform a dance in class as well.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 30 Downloads
Looking at Art: Realism
Build visual literacy and art analysis skills using an interesting worksheet. Included are two images for learners to analyze. They view each picture and answer the eight related questions to stimulate an understanding of the art and a discussion.
3rd - 6th All 3 Views 40 Downloads
Op Art Shapes
Op art is fun to look at, and it's fun to make. Kids learn about the origins of op art and the op art master, M.C. Escher. They view simple to complex examples of op art to see how it works and then create an optical piece of their own. Perfect for art class or an after-school program.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 41 Downloads
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Pantomime
Students investigate acting and performing arts by portraying a story in class. In this pantomiming instructional activity, students read the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and discuss the characters amongst themselves. Students portray the 4 main characters in the story by performing a pantomime in class.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Expression: Masks - Activity 1
Students create art plans for an "installation" after viewing a video of Native American mask making that centers around the Salmon rack idea. Emphasis is placed on collaborative work in this introductory lesson.
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Stimulate the senses with a handprint art project! Flake laundry detergent, water, and food coloring are mixed together to create a substance that has a pleasant smell and will dry hard and dimensional. Children with visual disabilities will love smelling, touching, and then feeling their hardened handprints.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads
Applying Music to Literature
Kids explore music, history, culture, and literature in a multi-faceted lesson plan. They discuss how both historical and cultural contexts shape music, art, and literature, and then apply these concepts as they engage in a listening activity.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 96 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 10
“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”—Michael Korda. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson plan 10 of 20 continues discussing nutrition focusing on serving size. Americans overeat which leads to many health problems. Understanding serving size and portion control will help youngsters develop better eating habits.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 4 Downloads
Rhythm and Art: Rhythm Collage
Students create a collage in response to musical rhythm. In this visual arts lesson plan, students will better understand the connection between visual arts and musical rhythm. Students will follow the teacher's model of letting the replication of geometric shapes parallel the patterns heard within the music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 46 Downloads