Everyday Objects As Artwork
Young scholars examine everyday Chinese objects and analyze why they are considered artwork today in this multi-subject lesson for Middle School. Small group colaboration is emphasized.
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My Story and History: Peeking into the Past with Paintings
Consider how you can use a visual source, such as a painting, to learn about a historical time or event. Young learners discuss primary sources and how they differ from secondary sources, then analyze the painting Mother and Child by...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Art of Abstraction
Students complete activities to learn about abstract art. In this abstract art instructional activity, students define related vocabulary and complete an abstract art drawing using a familiar picture from their lives. Students may watch...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Finding out about Gallery 33
While these worksheets are specific for use while visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, they could be used to guide nearly any museum trip. Questions focus on human activity, symbolism, culture, religion, and society as they...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970
Students discuss the act of selection as a central component in contemporary art making in this visual art lesson ideal for the high school or junior high classroom. Emphasis is placed on the artwork of Duchamp and contemporary artists.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Open-ended dialogue and guiding questions lead children through a discussion about the relationship between physical objects and personal identity. They analyze the work of two contemporary Japanese artists who have use their mediums to...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry
Define and identify the 3 basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts