Grant Wood - Regionalist
Seventh graders study recognized pieces of artwork and how they have been parodied. They choose a famous work of art, write a letter to obtain permission to use the work to parody, and then create a parody once permission is granted.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Gordon Parks:First Survival, Then Success
Have your class examine the work of Gordan Parks. They determine how Park's childhood in Kansas inspired his artwork as they analyze his writings and photographs. Students complete the provided worksheets as they compare, contrast, and...
6th - 7th English Language Arts
The Pietá by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Why is arts education so important? It builds critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving skills. Learners review the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, and then analyze his piece, The Pieta. After that, they'll sculpt a human...
7th Visual & Performing Arts
Never Been to Spain, A Lesson on the Present Perfect Tense
In this song lesson worksheet, students learn about the song Never Been to Spainby Hoyt Axton. They learn about the song's background and the grammar and vocabulary in the song. Students answer 5 questions about that song.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Art Show with the Masters
Students contribute to a classroom art show. For this art appreciation lesson, students research the lives and works of artists from different ages. Students write reports, recreate artwork of their researched artists, and participate in...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
da Vinci: Body Proportion Theories
Middle schoolers investigate the validity of da Vinci's proportion theory by recording human measurements on scatter plots. In groups of three, they record each other's height and wingspan to create a Powerpoint presentation, chart, or...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Title: "Pygmalion" - Topics: Drama/England; World/England
“What do you mean that my language is improper?” Prior to My Fair Lady was Pygmalion. Fair Eliza’s struggles with English, which according to George Bernard Shaw “is not accessible even to Englishmen,” come alive in the 1938 film version...
7th - 12th English Language Arts