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46 resources with the concept folk art

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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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Frida Kahlo: Tortured Soul

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A comprehensive and straightforward tool can help your critical thinkers analyze art. This presentation teaches your young artists to look at a piece of work critically, analyzing the artist, the period, the symbolism, and the artistic...
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Rotational Hex Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn about the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art, Rotational Hex Design. This image-rich presentation provides a comprehensive description of the origin and meaning behind these interesting totems. Instructions to create these symmetrical...
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Mexican Metal Tooling

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Metal work can be a wonderful way to expose learners to Mexican folk art. This resource provides all the necessary steps for creating Mexican metal tooling with your art class. Images, web links, recommended books and products make...
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Folk-Art Weathervanes

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research the history of American Folk Art, as evidenced in weathervanes and whirligigs. They compare and contrast the traditional examples they find with their more modern drawings. They then recognize and apply math terms such...
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Pojagi Wrapping Cloth Designs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars study the folk art form of pojagi wrapping cloth used in Korean culture. In this Korean culture instructional activity, students study examples of the pojagi art and discuss its features. Young scholars work with cloth...
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Oaxacan Animal Art

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Kids of any age can experience the beauty, color, and patterns of Oaxacan art. They view, discuss, and then make their own versions of Oaxacan animal sculptures using sulphite paper. This would be a good follow-up activity to accompany a...
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3 Lines of Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a symmetry lesson which invites learners to explore symmetrical and unsymmetrical shapes. They reconfigure shapes with two or three lines of symmetry, and discover symmetry in pieces of art.
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Shoe Shine

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young artists use Paintstik colors on paper, canvas, metal, fabric or another surface to create a work of art to be presented in a gallery. Students research the origins of the "Snakebasket" they are creating. These art lessons produce...
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American Heritage

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete an American folk art analysis activity. In this art analysis instructional activity, students analyze Ralph Fasanella's American Heritage painting using the careful looking questions, discussion questions, context...
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Folk Art: Bird of Paradise Quilt Top

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners examine a "Bird of Paradise Quilt Top" to discover what the themes and patterns tell about mid-nineteenth-century America.  For this American Folk Art lesson, students discuss the possible creator of the quilt and the symbols...
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Folk Art

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students work in small groups to interpret a piece of folk art.  Students first interpret the art without reading the background information, then they investigate the background information of the art.  Last, students present their...
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Many Ways of Seeing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Investigate themes and issues in art such as the concept of originality, interpretation of visual language, symbolism, and examination of the categories of fine art and folk art.
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Trade Signs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars complete art analysis for American folk art in the form of trade signs. In this art analysis lesson, students complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and related activities to analyze...
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Map Quilt

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the map quilt as a part of American folk art. In this folk art activity, students read background information, complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and related activities.
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The Apple Paring

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze an example of American folk art in Clementine Hunter's 'The Apple Paring.' In this folk art analysis lesson, students read background information about the art, complete careful looking questions, questions for further...
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Situation of America, 1848

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze an example of American folk art in the oil paintings. For this folk art lesson, students analyze the art in the two examples using the careful looking questions, further discussion questions, context questions, and may...
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Faces of Africa II

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete art analysis for a Bessie Harvey piece. In this art analysis lesson, students read background information, complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and other related activities.
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Baby Blanket

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete visual analysis activities for American folk art using the art of the 'Baby Blanket.' For this art analysis lesson, students analyze the folk art example by completing careful looking questions, discussion questions,...
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Masonic Plaque in the Form of a Royal Arch Tracing Board

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils analyze a piece of American folk art. For this folk art lesson, students read the background information for the Masonic Plaque in the form of a Royal Arch Tracing Board. Pupils analyze the symbols for the art by answering the...
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Flag Gate

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze the folk art 'Flag Gate' and complete analysis activities it. For this art analysis lesson, students complete analysis of the folk art using the careful looking questions, discussion questions, and context questions....
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Game of Change: Slaves and Auctioneer

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze a picture of an American folk art game that illustrates the impact slavery had on society. In this art analysis instructional activity, students study the picture of the game that illustrates the plight of the slaves....
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Memories of the Veteran

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine a painting by Nick Quijano Torres and analyze the depiction of the artist, his sister, and his grandmother.  In this art appreciation instructional activity, students analyze multicultural aspect of Puerto Rico in the...
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Questions for Traditional Artists

For Students 6th - 8th
In this classroom applications and fieldwork basics worksheet, students utilize the 20 interview questions once they locate someone in their community who creates traditional art. An oral release is included.