Young scholars collect objects that represent themselves. In a class discussion, they consider how they are seen and understood by others. Students create two sculptures, one of how others see them and another of how they see themselves.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Communicating With Body Language
The Olmec were an ancient people native to Mexico who lived from 1000-500 BC. Young artists examine the Olmec piece Seated Figure to analyze the use of body language to communicate a tone or feeling. They then use clay or play-dough to...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Transformational Tapestries
Art can be found anywhere, even in the class recycle bin. El Anatsui is an artist that uses found materials to create two and three-dimensional art. Kids examine his techniques, discuss the differences between found art forms, and then...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Flat Shapes in Three Dimension
Students explore sculpture. In this lesson about finding sculpture ideas in movement and rhythm, students make 3-dimensional shapes. Students create a sculpture paying attention to balance, rhythm and repetition. Students will understand...
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts