Students write a formal letter to an artist using art vocabulary they have reviewed in class. They commission a portrait from the artist. They share their letters with the class.
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Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How New Words Are Created
How are new words created? Study the list of ways a word can be created, and then have your class attempt to define a list of words. Word examples include snail-mail, coffee-matic, teleshopping, etc. More words and their definitions are...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Textus Addictus: All About Lettering
Students explore the importance of lettering in drafting. In this art lesson plan, students explore and explain the elements of lettering and practice drawing guidelines in lettering. The evolution of lettering is addressed.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Royal Letter for Sale
Students read an article about the sale of a letter written by a 16th century queen, Catherine of Aragon. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, analyze the use of parallel form in the article and write a letter of...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Self-Portrait of the Artist
Students analyze the self-portraits by Pablo Picasso. In this art analysis lesson, students explore Picasso's direct self-portraits and symbolic self-portraits. Students complete image based discussion. Students create an alter ego and...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Harlem Renaissance: Black American Traditions
Aaron Douglas, Meta Warrick Fuller, Palmer Hayden, William Johnson, and James Lesesne Wells, the painters and sculptors of the Harlem Renaissance, are featured in a unit study of artists of the Harlem Renaissance.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Lesson Plans for Portrait of the Young Countess Schouvalof
Students analyze the art for the Young Countess of Schouvalof and also practice recognizing the work of Le Brun, Leonardo da Vinci, and Andy Warhol. In this portrait art activity, students analyze copies of the artists work and mark on...
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts