Students design furniture as pieces of art. After examples of conceptual furniture are explored, students discuss how art pieces stretch the traditional idea of furniture. Students draw or build their own abstract furniture pieces.
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: Historical and Cultural Context
Watch the Skies! Duck and Cover! Project Blue Book! Film, as a reflection of historical, cultural, and social issues, are the focus of the final lessons in a film unit that uses primary source documents and Robert Wise's 1951 version of...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elevating the Everyday: Gary Knox Bennett
Learners examine artist-made furniture as a union of art and design through the work of Garry Knox Bennett. In this SPARKed lesson, students discuss craft versus manufacturing of furniture and view a SPARK episode on a featured artist....
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Filmmaking Process
What happens during the pre-production, production, and post-production stages of the filmmaking process? This 30-page packet, designed to be used with a viewing of Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, is loaded with materials,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Make a Scale Map of Your Bedroom
Young scholars explore scaling by participating in a mapping activity. In this scale measurement lesson, students discuss the purpose of creating scale models or drawings and measure the geometric shapes in their own room. Young scholars...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Transformational Art Using Furniture - Activity
Students work cooperatively to create transformational works of art using furniture and recycled products in this excellent unit for an art class. The introductory activity includes a video and organization of group ideas.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts