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145 resources with the concept art appreciation

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Women's History: Activity Pack

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson collection from PBS’s History Detective series has young historians investigating women's contributions to American history. Young sleuths search for clues in artifacts, images, and videos. They hold a mock convention,...
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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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A Picture's Worth 10,000 Words

For Teachers 2nd
Here are some wonderful lessons on art for your second graders. In them, learners focus on elements of abstract art, sculpture, and landscapes, study the works of four major artists, and create art of their own. This incredibly thorough,...
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Art Smart!

For Teachers 3rd
Here is an amazingly thorough, and detailed, lesson plan on elements of art and art appreciation. Designed for third graders, this series of lessons should open up the eyes of your charges to the wonderful world of art that is all around...
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
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Finding out about Gallery 33

For Students 8th - 12th
While these worksheets are specific for use while visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, they could be used to guide nearly any museum trip. Questions focus on human activity, symbolism, culture, religion, and society as they...
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Leading into Good Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Discuss the importance of a lead in writing with your upper graders. They examine several examples of leads from literature and practice writing leads for pieces of artwork. They then select a topic from a list and write an introductory...
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The Voice of the Individual

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young learners explore the role of the individual within society. They view art work, design calling cards, and display their work. Additionally, learners document an imaginary trip, create sculpted self-portraits, create a class play, a...
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Through the Looking Glass

For Teachers 10th - 11th
An engaging and ambitious series of four lessons invites high schoolers to view art work, have group and class discussions, construct time lines, compile photos, and conduct research. Learners share their experiences, create...
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Renoir Exercise

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Two children discuss a Renoir painting in this video. They talk about rowing, the girl in the picture, and other aspects of the painting. It's a fascinating way to introduce the idea of art appreciation. After watching this video, show...
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Going to School Paintings

For Teachers K - 2nd
This resource will help you compare and contrast the history of school experiences in America.  In this cross curriculum U.S. history and art appreciation lesson plan, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning...
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Are You My Mother? An Opinion Writing Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewDuring a five-day lesson, scholars analyze written and visual art—primarily the poem, Mother to Son by Langston Hughes— identify facts, and write opinions. Learners read the poem several times, discuss, write, compare and contrast, and...
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In a lesson plan that explores art and emotions, scholars analyze a piece of art and discuss which emotions it portrays. They go on to reflect on their own emotions and how they are similar to the feelings expressed artistically....
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Improvisation: Dada and Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Images of works by Salvador Dali, Luis Bunuel, and Man Ray launch a study of Dada and Surrealism. After critiquing works by these and other artists, class members gather their own images and arrange them into a cohesive composition.
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We're Off to India!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pack your bags and set off to the wonderful country of India in a multi-day cultural unit. The lesson is a 17-day series focusing on literature, music, art, geography, and the culture of India. Scholars complete several activities,...
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Public Art as a Form of Participation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
David Binnington's mural commemorating the 1936 Battle of Cable Street is the focus of a lesson that looks at public art as a form of civic participation. After reading background material about the mural, individuals analyze a segment...
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Community Arts Showcase

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An art showcase encourages class members to explore the themes of social justice and tolerance. They create an original artwork, engage in group discussions, and journal writing. The art gallery also provides a chance for families and...
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Facial Proportion Challenge: Freaky Faces

For Students 9th - 12th
Young artists have fun making freaky faces when they accept the challenge of making proportional portraits. They must find pictures in magazines, cut out two eyes, a nose, and a mouth, and then rescale these images into a portrait.
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Women's History: Glass Windows; Glass Ceilings

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discover stories about women's history in beautiful stained glass windows. The second in a three-part series teaches scholars about a famous artistic style of stained glass windows and the influential women that used art to impact...
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Art/Architecture - Andy Warhol

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Images of soup cans and of Marilyn Monroe connect to represent commerce and celebrity: the pillars of pop art and the source of inspiration for Andy Warhol. A brief video explores the four big ideas behind Warhol's work.
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Art/Architecture - Caspar David Friedrich

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The episode from the "Art/Architecture" playlist examines the paintings of the famous Nineteenth Century German romantic landscape artist. The narrator focuses on Friedrich's belief that art can teach us about the importance of suffering...
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Art/Architecture - Andrea Palladio

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The design principles of 16th Century Italian architect Andrea Palladio are the focus of an episode in the "Art/Architecture" School of Life playlist. The narrator points out how Palladio's belief that the purpose of architecture was to...
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Art/Architecture - Johannes Vermeer

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Bombarded by the loud, the flashy, the larger-than-life glamorous, class members are asked to consider the beauty and value in everyday events through a video about Johannes Vermeer. Part of the "Art/Architecture" playlist, the episode...
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Shaping Ideas: Symbolism in Sculpture—Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final session in a sequential, three-lesson plan sculpture study designed by the education staff of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has class members using the criterial they developed to critique each others' symbolic...