China: Creating a Hand-Made Hanging Scroll with a Chinese Landscape
Students view and discuss a variety of landscape paintings. Then they develop their Chinese painting skills by creating paintings using Chinese paint brushes. Then they create a traditional Chinese landscape painting on a hanging scroll.
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Chinese Sculpture and the Afterlife/ Creating a Metaphorical Animal Sculpture or Vessel out of Clay
Students become familiar with the ancient Chinese beliefs concerning society and the afterlife. In this art lesson plan, students explain the purposes of Chinese tomb sculptures and Chinese bronze vessels and create an animal that is...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Let's Create! Pottery HD
Using a potter’s wheel to make functional art is an experience not common to most people. Provide your learners with a chance to see what pottery making is all about with an app that allows them to create pots, fire them, decorate them,...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Vanishing Environment: Exploring Changes in Landscape
To discover the impact of urbanization on the environment, learners compare landscape paintings from the past with contemporary photographs, create found poems from descriptions of artwork, design backyard or public garden spaces,...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Documentaries Have a Focus and an Angle
The third lesson in a series, this resource narrows in on two aspects of documentary films: focus and angle. After a brief explanation of the terms, class members view a student-made film and identify the topic, focus, and angle. They...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed