Visual and Performing Arts Teacher Resources
Expose the art realms to your class with this beautful array of teacher resources. Whether it's drama, music, film, dance or visual arts, learners will hone their creative skill in no time as they discover different forms of expression.
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Come Tool Along With Me
Students create metallic Bas-relief scultures using basic art supplies and the technique of "tooling" in this Art lesson plan with croos-curricular connections in Social Studies and Math. A scoring rubric is included for assessment and student reflection.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 33 Downloads
The Gleaners by Jean Francois Millet
Explore the art of Jean Francois Millet with your second graders. They'll discuss the artist, the painting, and their observations. Then they'll engage in five different activities intended to build critical thinking, artistic skills, and a deeper apprecation for art.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 4 Downloads
Little Miss Muffet by Jessie Willcox Smith
Little Miss Muffet is a beloved nursery rhyme and a painting by Jessie Willcox Smith. Learners will analyze the painting, make keen observations, and discuss the elements of art they find. They'll then activate their creative thinking skills by working through 12 different art-inspired activities.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads
The Pietá by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Why is arts education so important? It builds critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving skills. Learners review the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, and then analyze his piece, The Pieta. After that, they'll sculpt a human figure from three different perspectives to better understand shifts in light and scale in art composition.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
A Bar at the Folies-Bergere by Édouard Manet
Observation is a key skill any scientist, artist, or writer needs to hone. Learners first discuss Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergere, then they set up a place to observe the people in their school. They closely observe and sketch what they see, then use their sketches to paint an observation based work of art.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 5 Downloads
Middle schoolers create "assemblage boxes" displaying representations of themselves and the importance they see in their own lives. This middle school level lesson emphasizes the art of American artist Sarah Goodridge who has success in the early- to mid-1800's.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 9 Downloads
Students create to pieces of artwork using two primary colors and tessellation techniques. This is an excellent lesson that can be accomplished using standard art techniques or educational software such as Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Paint.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 35 Downloads
Erase A Lack Of Art Projects
Students investigate the concept of art and how it can be created in many different ways. They create class projects and the purpose is to communicate something that was learned. Then students answer questions to establish the reasons to support art education.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 6 Downloads
Beyond All Strung Out
Students explore performing arts by completing a quiz. In this stringed instrument lesson, students identify the different instruments which belong in the family and view videos regarding their musical uses. Students take an instrument quiz in which they identify parts of the instruments and how to properly care for them.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 32 Downloads
New Review Atmospheric Perspective Watercolor Painting
How do artists create the illusion of depth and distance on a flat surface? Young landscape painters explore techniques like color saturation and detail placement that create atmospheric perspective.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Early Medieval Art
The early Medieval period began around the 6th century and went until about the year 1100. This image-driven presentation covers those years in terms of art and architecture. From churches to the Book of Kells, this functional, beautiful, and ornate form of expression is covered.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 12 Downloads
Baroque Art: 1600-1750
Wow, this presentation covers the entire Baroque period. Definitions, characteristics, and many examples of Baroque art from 1600-1750 are covered in this extensive resource. The period examples are shown in the context of their region, which makes drawing parallels between the art, imagery, and social context highly accessable.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 25 Downloads
Project-Based Learning and the Arts
What's so great about Project-Based learning? Read to learn how projects can help kids apply higher-order thinking skills, conduct thoughtful investigations, and make cross curricular connections. This short article includes five wonderful projects for you to try with your class.
1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Dancing Levels in Space
Learners practice mirroring human moves by performing a dance in class. In this physical education activity, students utilize different spaces around them to perform a dance expressing their full motion. Learners cooperate in pairs or small groups to perform their dance.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 53 Views 104 Downloads
Direction in Dance
Students discover the movements possible in their own body by performing dances in class. In this physical education lesson, students define several key terms related to dancing which will help them follow instructions. Students practice dance choreography then perform their dance solo in front of classmates.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 37 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 19 Views 10 Downloads