Adding It Up: Textures and Layering
Students sing a capella and then sing again with a taped version and compare the different rhythms. They discuss vocabulary. They discuss textures and identify terms in the music they hear on tape.
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Textured Landscapes with Grant Wood
Explore the world of textured landscapes through the eyes of the famous artist, Grant Wood. Here is an elementary art lesson in which scholars learn about Grant Wood's life, view his work, draw their own textured landscape, and then...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Writing a Screenplay
It's time to make a movie! Kids follow 15 steps to take their movie ideas from concept to script, following clear examples. The resource includes creative ways to guide learners into developing a few words and concepts into fully...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Crazy Quilt Texture Board
Artists explore textures they can create when working with acrylic modeling paste. For this simple-to-implement art lesson, learners divide a rigid surface into six squares, and use a variety of tools to create different textures within...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, learners perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Get Up Close and Personal: Margot Voorhies Thompson
Painting, printmaking, collage, calligraphy, and markmaking all in one work? Welcome to the world of Margot Voorhies Thompson. After viewing a PBS video about Thompson, emergent artists are encouraged to keep journals and sketchbooks,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts