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63 resources with the concept pottery

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Lesson: Animal Journeys

For Teachers K - 5th
Here is a great way to get the brain going. Children look at an image of the sculpture, Jar and then imagine what an animal would look like as it moved inside the sculpture. They then use clay and cookie cutters to create a...
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Pottery Traditions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of Native American pottery traditions, class member try their hand at crafting and decorating a clay pot
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This Ain't No Tea Party!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create food-safe bowls with your class, then organize a meal for the community using the class's bowls to serve. This lesson is based on the Empty Bowels Project, where school kids gain an understanding of global hunger through community...
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What Is Clay?

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
This resource could come in handy the next time you feel like teaching about clay. Basic sculpting techniques, vocabulary, and history of clay are outlined in this informative resource. Use prior to teaching an art project involving...
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Pottery: Pinch Pots and Coil Pots

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students are introduced to how to make a pinch pot and coil pot out of clay. Individually, they make their own pots by following a set of instructions and teacher guidance. To end the lesson, they glaze their artwork and shares it with...
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Japanese Tea and Teacups

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders use the potter's wheel to make Japanese style tea cups, which they will use in a Japanese style tea ceremony. They hone their sculpting techniques while exploring Japanese cultural and the history of tea. There are two...
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Arts are Alive in Korea!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore Korean art. In this art history lesson, students examine different types of Korean art including pottery, mask making, and dance.  They create and design their own pottery and mask.
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African Art: The Personal and Useful Objects in Daily Life of Central and Southeastern Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and recognize three dimensional objects that are utilitarian and used in the everyday life of the people of eastern and southern Africa. They examine the conception, planning, and skillful execution that went into each...
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First Americans of North Carolina and the United States

For Teachers K
Students research the first people in America by completing activities in reading, listening, writing, and journal writing centers. For this American history lesson, students participate in centers to learn about the lifestyle of Native...
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Clay Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students create a simple and usable pot using a slab and coil method. In this pottery lesson, students develop techniques and hand eye coordination using clay to create and paint their very own slab and coil pot.
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When Clay speaks

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students listen as the teacher reads "When Clay Sings," by Byrd Taylor. They discuss clay, and view a variety of clay items. Students watch a video clip "Interests in One of a Kind Pots." They watch a demonstration on working with clay....
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Facial Studies Through Creation of a Face Jug

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Face jugs have been crafted by pre-Columbian artists, Native Americans, and by black slave potters. Young artists wedge, coil, blend, score, slip and glaze their own jug, fired by their imagination.
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Children of Clay

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify and interpret the Pueblo Native American culture and history and comprehend their folklore and songs. They also create their own piece of pottery with clay and write a myth about the piece of pottery they made....
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Textured Pottery using Self-Hardening Clay and Multicultural Design

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create textured pottery. In this multicultural arts lesson, students follow step-by-step directions to create textured pottery with a multicultural design out of self-hardening clay.
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Make a Paper Mache Bowl

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students create a paper mache bowl. In this paper mache instructional activity, students use wallpaper paste, newspapers, and paint brushes to construct a paper mache bowl. Students decorate their bowl with unique designs.
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Exploring Art

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these art activity worksheets, students complete 5 different worksheets that help them learn various art techniques and formats.
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Pottery Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this pottery word search puzzle, students identify words related to pottery and ceramics. Examples include glaze, luster, and porcelain. A list of 18 words is provided to assist students in their search.
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Harding Black: Taking It To Another Level

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students complete a variety of activities related to the pottery of Harding Black and the uses of clay in San Antonio, Texas. They watch a video about the life of Harding Black, conduct a clay percolation experiment, compare and...
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Pueblo Pottery

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students are introduced to the characteristics of pueblo pottery and create their own piece of pueblo inspired pottery. After a brief lecture into the history and methods creating pueblo pottery, students use provided materials to create...
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Lesson Plan on Korea

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a instructional activity about ancient pottery making in Korea. The time of the research goes back to the 12th century. They read a story and study the attributes of characterization that the author uses.
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Hands-on History of Pottery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners make pottery in the same evolutionary order as archeology indicates. They begin with simple pinch pots and then move to plain coil pots, manipulative decoration, and surface decoration. For each type of pot they discuss the...
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Heartfelt/Handmade Activity: Hand-Molded Pottery

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars view and discuss examples of pottery. They discuss how pottery has always been made by hand and use a ball of clay to roll and shape into a form of their choice.
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Painting Pottery

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students summarize and illustrate the process of painting an ancient Greek vessel, identify the amphora as an example of the black figure style and order the steps and procedures necessary to produce an amphora in the black figure style.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Don't cry over broken pottery. A cross-curricular activity challenges pupils to consider how to restore ancient pottery. Using a computer program and their knowledge of transformations, they come up with a way to recreate the original...