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34 resources with the keyterm 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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In the Eye of the Beholder

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view, examine and analyze the artwork of Howard Finster along with other various visionary artists. They create and design an original piece of artwork and personalize creative spaces in the spirit of Finster's Paradise Gardens.
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Fiber of Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine the importance of plants to individuals and society through a multi-discipline set of activities. They observe and draw different leaf structures and then create a book about trees and photosynthesis. They explore...
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Retablo-Style Self-Portraits

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars design tinfoil self-portraits based on the work of Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican painter. They study the style of this Mexican artist before making their own portraits.
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Checkerboard

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars explore the game of checkers and the folk art that has been used to create checkerboards. They create their own checkerboards that reflect current culture.
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Folk Art Weather Vane

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students observe weather vanes and explore their purpose and history and create a miniature weather vane from cardboard or wood.
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Symmetry and Symbols

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify symmetrical and congruent elements in folk art. In this art and geometry lesson, students examine pictures of Masonic Plaque in the Form of a Royal Arch Tracing Board for evidence of congruent and symmetrical elements....
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Freedom Quilt

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the folk art piece "The Freedom Quilt" and complete analysis activities. In this art analysis lesson plan, students analyze the quilt and complete careful looking questions, discussion questions, context questions, and...
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The Fine Art of Paper-Cutting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create original examples of the ancient Chinese Folk Art technique of Paper-Cutting in this middle-level lesson highly adaptable for either the Art classroom or a Social Studies class.
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Theorem Painting

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine the many types of folk art at a museum. They create their own theorem painting by following the steps given to them.
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Huichol Indian Yarn Painting

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Create to understand the cultural significance and beauty of Huichol Yarn Painting. Elementary learners use glue and bright yarn to create images similar to those made by the native Mexican Huichol Tribe. Note: Images of this art form...
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Ojo De Dios

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Spanish learners will follow directions given in Spanish (provided here) to craft an "ojo de dios". Learners will also discuss where it originated from and what its purpose is.