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174 resources with the concept artwork

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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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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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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, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning the...
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Children’s Illustrators #2: Eric Carle

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Budding artists get to know Eric Carle's artistic style reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and viewing several other titles. Using similar blending techniques, scholars create a collage based on the story. 
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Art of the American Soldier: Stories from the Soldiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The impact of war is deep and profound. Moving paintings, along with brief narrations from veteran artists and other former soldiers, show scholars how the cost of war is paid for years to come. Individuals dive deeper into the artwork...
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Capturing the Horrors - The Art of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young historians investigate World War I by watching a short video clip of art created by soldiers. As viewers analyze the pieces a clearer picture of the horrors of war comes to light. 
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Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How well does your class understand the types of media they use every day? Introduce them to the concept of media literacy with the first video in a Crash Course series on media literacy. Viewers discover the definition and types of...
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
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An Illustrated History of Dinosaurs

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Science and art influence each other, and a visual study of dinosaurs based on artwork throughout time introduces an interesting topic. The video from the PBS Eons channel features Hank Green. It highlights artwork from the earliest...
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Activism Through the Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The arts often reflect the social struggles and concerns in society. The third lesson of four links the arts to activism and environmental concerns. Scholars learn about the role of art and artists statements. and then create their own...
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George Washington: A National Treasure

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Uncover the answer to a specific clue in a portrait of George Washington with a spyglass in an Internet-based interactive. Learners read a clue to an item hidden in a portrait of the First President of the United States in the last years...
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Eric Carle Mural

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Inspire first grade artists to learn about abstract and realistic art while reading Eric Carle's Where are you Going? To See My Friend. Young artists design and make a mural collage by tearing shapes of paper while comparing English and...
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Tessellations with M.C. Escher

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tessellations are the focus of a lesson plan that directs enthusiastic artists to discover the popular artwork from Dutch artist, M.C. Escher. After learning about Escher, pupils create their own tessellation art piece of which shapes...
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Textured Landscapes with Grant Wood

For Teachers K - 6th
Explore the world of textured landscapes through the eyes of the famous artist, Grant Wood. Here is an elementary art activity in which scholars learn about Grant Wood's life, view his work, draw their own textured landscape, and then...
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Writing Response

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Prior to reading chapter 15 of the book, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, examine the painting, Shipwrecked by Edward Moran, and respond to the feelings that arise within and how it relates to the characters of the novel. 
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Siesta Pillow

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the culture of Mexico through the medium of visual art. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used as inspiration for creating their own pillows with the use of fabric markers.
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When Art Conveys Political and Social Conflict

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider art as a medium to convey information and opinions on social conflict and issues. They analyze images from the Crocker Art Museum, discuss their effectiveness in raising awareness of an issue, and create a...
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Season-ings

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore famous paintings.  In this cross-curriculum art appreciation instructional activity, students play a matching game in which they sort items from each season.  Students listen to Hello Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher and...
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Putting It All Together

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students examine a painting.  In this shapes and puzzle lesson, students view Guston's painting Blue Water and identify the colors, shapes and recognizable forms.  Students work in groups to put together puzzle pieces of the painting. ...