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Navajo Sand Paintings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Research the use of sand paintings in the Navajo tribe. Your students work together to design their own sand painting. They share their creation with the class describing what the symbols mean.
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The View From Here

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Study the beauty of the landscape around you with an innovative art lesson. After discussing the foreground, background, and middle ground of landscape art, kids work on making their own piece of landscape art. The lesson provides...
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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. ...
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My Story and History: Peeking into the Past with Paintings

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Consider how you can use a visual source, such as a painting, to learn about a historical time or event. Young learners discuss primary sources and how they differ from secondary sources, then analyze the painting Mother and Child by...
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Descriptive Writing (Using the Paintings of Winslow Homer)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Art inspires art, right? Facilitate creative writing effortlessly! Images of Winslow Homer's paintings provide visual stimuli for compositions. Examples of descriptive writing follow each painting, and a scaffold is displayed to help...
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Vanishing Environment: Exploring Changes in Landscape

For Teachers 10th - 12th
To discover the impact of urbanization on the environment, learners compare landscape paintings from the past with contemporary photographs, create found poems from descriptions of artwork, design backyard or public garden spaces,...
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Painting Faces: Interpreting Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Over the course of four sessions, upper elementary learners explore the elements of visual art and portraiture and the work of Canadian painter Robert Harris (links included). (Paintings by any portrait artist will fit the plan; choose...
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I Have A Dream - Pastel Drawings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, explore figurative language, and read about Harriet Tubman and her courage. After the discussion, learners analyze painter/author Jacob Lawrence's use of...
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore works of art with your class by engaging them in a variety of artistic activities including papier-mache sculpture, poetry, performance, and more. After viewing and discussing four paintings of the sea by Robert Harris, learners...
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Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, and Tone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how artists use color to set the tone of a painting. They analyze and discuss various paintings, complete a chart comparing the artists' color schemes and tones, and write a paragraph comparing two images.
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Personal Experience Narratives

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Help your middle schoolers identify personal experience narratives in their own lives through telling stories themselves and from family members or other adults. They study personal experience narratives in Swapping Stories and compare...
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Painted Desert Drama

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils investigate the concept of deserts and erosion. They conduct research using a variety of resources and focus upon finding images of the Painted Desert in Arizona. They create drawings that are imitations taken from the images.
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Night Along the Water

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students visualize themselves standing by the sea or a river at night as part of a prewriting experience to generate ideas. They paint their impressions of night near the water. Afterward, they write poetry based on ideas sparked by...
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Famous Painters Quiz 1

For Students 6th - 12th
In this famous painters worksheet, students answer short answer questions about famous painters and the paintings they painted. Students complete 20 short answer questions.
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The Looking Glass: Artwork of Robert Harris

For Teachers 6th - 7th
A series of 4 activities foster critical thinking, careful observation, and creative expression with the work of Canadian artist Robert Harris. Learners respond to half a painting and then to the whole picture while listening to a poem;...
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Minoan Paintings

For Students 7th - 12th
In this art instructional activity, students look at some pictures given of Minoan paintings. They describe the type of clothing worn by the Minoans, how they wore their hair, what their skin color was, and what colors seemed to be...
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Art Through the Eyes of Youth

For Teachers K - 8th
Students take a field trip to an art gallery reflecting on the paintings they like the most. Individually, they use magazines to find pictures related to their personality. In pairs, they make a mask to represent their ethnic group and...
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Studying An Artist

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the artwork of a specific artist and attempt to create a painting in the style of the studied artist in this middle and high school level Art lesson plan. Rubric is included for self- and teacher assessment after the...
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Allegory in Painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers define allegory and discuss its use in the visual arts, examine paintings from various time periods and identify allegorical themes in them, and explain what makes an image allegorical.
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Birds Quiz 6

For Students 9th - 12th
In this birds worksheet, students answer short answer questions about birds in books, paintings, golf, and more. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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A Haring Event

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research visual arts by creating a presentation in their classroom. In this art history lesson, students identify the work of Keith Haring by researching the web and library. Students analyze images of Haring and create hallway...
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Main Ideas Of Artists

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the main idea and stories behind paintings. In this art lesson plan, students discuss how paintings tell stories and take tests based on details of paintings. The tests are embedded in the plan. Links that students...
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Take Colour To The Street

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create paintings on wooden panels to be displayed on the sidewalk. In this paintings lesson plan, students work on the paintings as a team based on the work of Keith Haring.
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Self Portraits

For Students 2nd
In this art worksheet, 2nd graders answer short answer questions about the 3 paintings given to them that are all self portraits. Students complete 8 questions for each one.