Eighth graders create a kaleidoscope drawing. They show the basic art rules (shading, highlighting, coloring, etc.) They increase their design and drawing skills, improve hand eye coordination and develop an understanding of mirror images.
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A Kaleidoscope of Flowers
Children learn about the Hindu festival of Onam by creating traditional threshold art, called Pookolam. They find India on a map and discuss the nature of the yearly celebration. They then use chalk, flowers, and colored lentils to...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Stained Glass for Your Class
Learners use a 8 1/2 x 11 piece of white drawing paper, each student creates an original line drawing of a subject that interests them. They can create a geometric design. Students place the completed drawing under an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Rotational Symmetry of Polygons and Other Figures
Students explore geometry by participating in a shape rotation experiment. In this symmetry lesson plan, students identify the term symmetry and a list of other geometry vocabulary. Students analyze shapes as they are turned 90 degrees...
5th - 8th Math
Exploring Culture Through Folk Tales
Learners listen to folk tales, examine art and discuss the cultural context of each. Using a folk tale from any culture they choose, they research a piece of artwork that has the same message as the story. They perform the story and...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts