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Jackson Pollock and Mixing Colors

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students discuss how Jackson Pollock always wanted to be an artist. They are told that Jackson Pollock called his paintings action paintings because it took a lot of action to make them, and because they have a lot of eye movement and...
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Could Anyone Make a Jackson Pollock Painting?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is abstract expressionism art? Or could your cat have created such works? The paintings of Jackson Pollock are used to answer these questions.
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Jackson Pollock- Mini Biography

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock is the subject of a short, mini-biography that looks at his work, other artists who influenced him, and his legacy.
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Paint Like a Pollock

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Jackson Pollock's art appeals to young children. It's whimsical, fun, and accessible to them. Here is an art lesson which invites young artists to paint like Jackson Pollock. After viewing many of his works, they spread a large piece of...
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Splash & Splatter

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars research the work of Jackson Pollock, a 20th century painter. They experiment with splatter-painting methods and discover the meaning of field or action painting, terms used to describe Pollock's abstract work. Students...
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National Gallery of Art: Jackson Pollock

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students paint a picture in the style of Jackson Pollock. In this painting instructional activity, students learn about Jackson Pollock and the method that he used to create his famous pieces of art. Students use objects other than...
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Chance Art: Pollock, Cage and Cunningham

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students clearly identify commonalities and differences between dance and other disciplines with regard to fundamental concepts such as materials, elements, and ways of communicating meaning.
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The Life and Work of Jackson Pollock

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By discussing Jackson Pollock's painting techniques, students can engage in an exploration of what makes art, art.
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The New York School: Action and Abstraction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the influences and similarities between the New York School poets and Abstract Expressionist artists. They analyze paintings and poems, and write original poetry.
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Dripping Paint (Action Painting)

For Teachers K - 1st
Students observe the lines and shapes that make up an "action" painting. They explore the work of Jackson Pollock as they explore Abstract Expressionism and Action Painting. (This lesson is best done outside.)
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Revolutions in Painting

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Abstract Expressionist artists and their art. In this art analysis lesson, students view the works by Jackson Pollock and Helen Frankenthaler and analyze the pieces. Students complete image based discussion and four...
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Jackson Pollack and Mixing Colors

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore the artwork of Jackson Pollock and his place in art history. They create a panting using different types of balls. Students mix colors. They create a picture by mixing colors, using
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Jackson Pollack

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine and explore the life of Jackson Pollack and his art. They research his artwork and why he painted the things he did. They practice painting using the techniques he used.
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Dripping Paint [Action Painting]

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create examples of American Abstract Expressionism after studying the art of Jackson Pollock in this Art lesson for all levels. It is suggested to work with small groups of students if this lesson is done with a younger class.
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Action Painting on a SMARTboard

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn about Jackson Pollock, an artist famous for "action painting," and his works in order to become familiar with his artistic style. In this art activity, students view Pollock's pieces, then watch a slideshow and video...
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Paint With Expression!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify the moods expressed in the work of several famous artists. They express an emotion in a painting through the use of color, line, and texture. Students analyze and reflect on the emotions expressed in their work and the...
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20th Century American Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
See the changes, controversy, and innovations that define postwar American art. The onset of the modern art era in American history is well-defined in this slide-show. You'll see how Abstract Expressionism shifted into conceptual, pop,...
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Identify the Element of Line

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore the element of "line." In this beginning art lesson, students listen to the book Harold and the Purple Crayon, then describe the types of lines Harold drew. Students identify straight lines,  jagged lines, curvy lines,...
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Helen Frankenthaler Biography

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the abstract art of Helen Frankenthaler. In this art analysis activity, students complete a criticism of the aesthetics of the art, analyze the color use in the art, and research the history of abstract art.
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Art

For Students 7th - 9th
In this artistic knowledge activity, students examine and discuss the concept of art. Students take a quiz to see how much they know about art history, and discuss questions pertaining to the rights that museums have regarding famous...
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Arrange the Words

For Students 4th - 6th
In this adjectives worksheet, students categorize adjectives given into 3 categories and read passages that include adjectives. Students complete 5 activities.
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Famous Artist of the Month

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Feature one famous artist a month with a series of portraits, biographies, and examples of their gallery. With masters such as Augustus Rodin, Francisco Goya, and Michelangelo, the resource provides opportunities every month for kids to...
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Fantasy Creature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, create three-dimensional sculptures from found objects. They paint their sculptures and write essays that reflect on the collaborative creative project.
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For Public Display

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare three works of art to understand how juxtaposition can express a point of view. They brainstorm topics of interest to them and their respective communities that could act as a springboard for curating individual exhibits...