Adding It Up: Textures and Layering
Middle schoolers 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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
If Paintings Could Talk: Art and Language
Middle schoolers learn about the artist Canaletto, play a vocabulary game, and create a landscape using collage technique. Background information on the artist is provided along with instructions for the game and vocabulary words to...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, middle schoolers perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Arts and culture: Music-to sing a round
Singing in a round can be a lot of fun and apparently conveys the concept of musical phrasing and melody. Budding musicians sing three South African songs as rounds. They discuss cultural diversity and musical concepts such as timbre,...
6th Visual & Performing Arts