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25 resources with the keyterm japanese art

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Lesson: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Attention to Detail

For Teachers K - 5th
After a quick warm up activity, learners get ready to use their keen observation skills to examine an ornate Japanese pencil box. They discuss the artistry, skills, and story of the box, paying close attention to details. They then...
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Simple Suminagashi

For Teachers K - 12th
What a wonderful way to meld art and culture! Learners create art work in the Suminagashi style using this detailed lesson plan. This art form, which is Japanese in origin, employs ink to create beautiful results. This will be a hit with...
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Make a (Katazome) Kimono

For Teachers K - 8th
As part of a series of resources examining Japanese art, individuals create a colorful, stenciled kimono (Katazome) using the provided templates. Complete instructions for the activity are included in the packet.
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Notan Collages - "Expanding the Square"

For Teachers 6th
Notan is a Japanese word that expresses the interaction between light and dark. Learners explore Notan while creating dimensional art pieces that examine positive and negative spaces. They'll discuss the art of Notan, create their...
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Lesson: Creating With A Purpose

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Discovering the creative process can be done through critical analysis. Upper graders examine a hand -carved Shinto Deity, discussing purpose, technique, and artistic expression. They then read a poem about the creative process. and...
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Asian Art

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Art from early China, Korea, and Japan is historically significant. Present these stunning images to your class, while you explain art movements that define traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese time periods and culture. Note: This...
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How to Make an Origami Paper Hat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This video shows you and your class how to make an origami hat. Why would you do such a thing? If you think about it origami builds eye hand coordination, is fun, is culturally significant, and this hat, is full of measurable angles....
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Origami - Tulip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ah what a dreary world this would be, if not for the lovely blooms. Construct a paper tulip with the help of this origami video clip. This flower folding technique could come in handy for making Mother's Day gifts to send home, paper...
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Origami - Eagle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What would be better than a class full of quiet engaged children? Perhaps this origami video will be the quiet activity you've been looking for. Your class will watch and learn how to fold an origami eagle. A great skill to have when...
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Lesson: Soapin' It Up

For Teachers K - 5th
A Japanese Shinto deity from the early 900s inspires youngsters to think symbolically. They analyze the carved sculpture, the techniques used to create it, and its cultural or symbolic meaning. Then, they design and carve a symbolic...
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Creating Scrolls Based on the Illustrated Tale of Genji

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Now these are learning activities full of fun, art, and cultural exploration. Kids consider the art of storytelling through comic book images. They then look at the Tale of Genji as it was written in the 11th century. They discuss...
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Story Development through Japanese art

For Teachers 7th
A classic Japanese print is attached to this lesson and its up to your class to write a story about it. Pretending the image is an illustration, they use what they know about Japanese mythology to compose a short story describing the...
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The Paper Dress - Circa 1968

For Teachers 7th - 10th
You won't believe your eyes when you see these dresses made out of paper. Students create paper dresses by modifying a pattern provided by the teacher, and decorate the dress using 1960's style art. What a fantastic and motivating...
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Gyotaku Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study the Japanese art of fish painting called Gyotaku while examining the lifestyle of Japanese fishermen at the end of the Edo period. They make a Gyotaku fish print and write a haiku poem using the proper number of syllables...
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Describing Japanese Screens and Scrolls through Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students demonstrate understanding of the art and culture of Japan through class discussion, practice observational skills in studying the subtleties of Japanese art, and write a 2-page descriptive piece about a Japanese screen painting...
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Say Hi to Haibun Fun

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
What is a haibun? With this interesting lesson, writers will experience the Japanese writing form haibun, identify elements important to Japanese writing styles, analyze a haibun, and compose their own. Different from the typical journal...
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Japanese Prints and Reduction Printing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create Japanese-inspired art. In this Japanese prints and reduction printing instructional activity, students examine art techniques and create linoleum block printing and reduction printing with linoleum blocks.
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Japanese Festival Mask Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn about Japanese culture and make a mask. In this lesson about Japanese mask-making, students use research and art to explore the Japanese culture. Middle schoolers research Japanese masks. Students design their own...
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DEVLOPING NARRATIVES BASED ON JAPAPNESE PRINTS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine an art object and gain information from it. Students examine how artists provide important information to convey a narrative.
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A Soapy Carving

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the art of carving. In this sculpture lesson, students look at the Japanese Shinto Deity and explain what they see and what it's made of. They create their own sculpture with Popsicle sticks and a bar of soap. 
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Japanese Sumi-e Painting/Haiku

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore a style of painting called Sumi-e. This is the creation of a painting using black ink. This type of painting emphasizes an economy of brush strokes.
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1,000 Cranes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students improve motor skills through careful folding, a discipline necessary in the practice of origami. They develop multicultural awareness by exploring Japanese history.
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Raku History and Ceramics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the art form of raku. In this Japanese culture lesson plan, students create an Asian style hand-built tea cup for firing in the raku manner.
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Japanese Noh Masks

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create Noh masks. For this Japanese art lesson, 8th graders research Noh masks and their special connection to Chinese theater, and then make their own.