Art on the Web
Learners locate texts in the target language about the life and works of Italian artists. They use the computer in class or in a computer lab to find target language materials about the artist and create a short biography.
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Using the Internet - Art and Design
An interesting resource that might work best in an upper level art course, this handout provides a list of nine websites where young artists can read and study about all forms of art. These online resources range from a dictionary of...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Visual Arts Sculpture, wood art,
Explore the development of wood art. In this art history lesson, students study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's purpose for the...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Art of the Metaphor
Show this poetic and captivating video to your class to activate thought about figurative language. The narrator conjures up scenes with her use of metaphor and describes not only what a metaphor is, but what a metaphor can do. She uses...
6 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
You Call That Art? - Activity 1
Learners formulate a definition of art in the introductory lesson for a unit on various art forms. The learning emphasis is placed on Oregonian artist Duff Severe and reflective writing. Students compose an essay describing various art...
6th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Animal Farm: Allegory and the Art of Persuasion
Introduce your class members to allegory and propaganda with a series of activities designed to accompany a study of George Orwell's Animal Farm. Readers examine the text as an allegory, consider the parallels to collective farms and the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Double Album: Pick up the Right Things
Kids consider contemporary art as a forum for modern culture. They engage in a discussion about poetry and art that expresses feelings of surrealism and schizophrenia. They then create a collection of material objects and compose a paper...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Evaluating Information on Food Labels
What kinds of foods include corn? Corn syrup? Start by viewing a clip of Food Inc. with your middle or high schoolers. Then, study a list of corn-derived ingredients, encouraging your class to see how many food products contain corn. A...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
What Is Legal With Music On The Web?
Young scholars research what is legal now as far as downloading music from the Internet. They also gather information now that some citizens have been charged with crimes. The research allows students to form informed opinions that are...
6th - 12th English Language Arts