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46 resources with the keyterm art appreciation

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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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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.  For 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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Season-ings

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore famous paintings.  In this cross-curriculum art appreciation lesson, students play a matching game in which they sort items from each season.  Students listen to Hello Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher and create a...
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Step into the Painting: Social Studies, Literature, and Art

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Travel back in American history to the era of slavery and abolition. After reading about the Underground Railroad, young historians examine a painting depicting the event, and write a narrative from the point of view of a person in the...
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Landscape: Birch Tree Land

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Birch trees are wonderful subjects to paint. Here are the instructions needed to show your class how to paint a birch tree landscape that includes spatial logic such as fore, middle, and background. All you need to do is provide...
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19th Century Art in the US

For Students 5th
Visual literacy and art appreciation can start at any age. Expose your class to American art of the 19th century. They view two paintings and answer eight questions that require them to think about what they see and the techniques used...
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Indian Art

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Indian art and architecture is covered from the baths of Mohenjo-daro to the Great Stupa in Sanchi. This presentation shows Indian art as it progressed throughout time but focuses heavily on Buddhist art and architecture that originated...
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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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Cubist Legacies

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
This image rich presentation can help you lead a lively and visually stunning lecture on the impact of the Cubist movement. Each slide contains a single image which exemplifies cubism or one of its six following manifestations. You'll...
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How to Make a Mummy Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
With some plaster casting materials and a quick lesson on the ancient burial traditions of Egypt, your class can create amazing mummy masks. Listed here are all the tools, precautions, and steps needed for each child to make an Egyptian...
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Art Match Up

For Students 3rd - 4th
Build your pupils' visual literacy and ability to identify art from some of the world's masters. They view the mixed-up art pieces and set them straight by matching the correct art piece to the correct artist. 
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Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin

For Students 2nd - 4th
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute worksheet provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As students...
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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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Art Activities: Developing Visual Observational Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore visual arts by participating in several class art activities. In this art appreciation activity, students discuss the broad concept of a photograph including uses of lines, shadows, reflections and shapes. Students...
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Artists' Stamps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
During an introduction to philately, the study/collection of stamps, your class can make their own commemorative stamp collections. This collection will honor various fine artists with their own stamp. What a great way to celebrate art!
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Hide and Seek, Thomas Cole, Dream of Arcadia

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners examine and interpret a piece of artwork. In this art lesson, students examine a picture of Thomas Cole's painting, Dream of Arcadia. They identify light and dark areas in the painting before playing an imaginary game of Hide...
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Body Sculpting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Intended as a preview for Portland's art exhibit, The Body Beautiful, this slide show provides images of the sculpted human body. Both ancient Greek and more modern sculpted images of the human form are presented for discussion or visual...
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English Baroque: 1720-1790

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The Baroque period in England occurred a bit later in history than it did elsewhere. Explore the art and architecture that defined English Baroque from 1720-1790. Images of artists, artworks, and architecture are shown. 
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Center for Northwestern Art: Featured Objects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Each of the slides in this presentation provide learners with an image found at a northwestern art museum and a critical analysis of what can be seen in each piece. Learners can view this prior to a museum trip in order to build...
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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...