Folk Art Weather Vane
Students create replicas of Folk Art Weather Vanes using farm animal outlines, cardboard or wood, paints, and staining techniques. Emphasis is placed on the appreciation of folk art, the history of the weather vane, and creativity.
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Becoming an Art Critic: Graphic Organizer
You don't need to be planning a museum tour to take advantage of this graphic organizer that teaches kids how to read a work of art. The student version directs viewers' attention to the content, color, and composition, while the teacher...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Young scholars identify the art and style of artist Joseph Mallord William Turner. In this art analysis lesson, students read about the life and art of Turner. Young scholars study his paintings of keel men, his art style, and impasto...
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Teaching Jazz as American Culture
Jazz and the City, Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement, Jazz and Gender, Jazz and Literature, Jazz and the Arts, Jazz and Film. Here's a packet of unit plans organized around themes that reflect American culture. Each unit examines how...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Twig Construction: Recycled Materials
Construction projects of any kind require learners to use spacial reasoning, creative thinking, and critical analysis skills. They design and make a twig/leaf structure out of natural and recycled materials. This project would be great...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts