Master Pieces: Collaborative Mural
Eighth graders create a master work mural from matrix grid. Prior to this lesson, 8th graders have had color theory and know all of the color plans and what colors work best to match value scale. They become familiar with the artist, Chuck Close.
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Warhol and Collaboration
Students view images of Warhol/Basquiat collaboration and discuss them using the questions listed in the lesson plan. They work in groups to choose a theme or topic relating to American culture and discuss ideas about symbols that could...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Making of a Superhero
Thor, Loki, Iron Man, and Captain America. As part of their study of Greek and Roman gods and heroes, middle schoolers compare the characters in The Avengers to Greek counterparts. Individuals then create their own superhero, describe...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Reflecting Social Status
More space, in this case, means more status. Kids consider the status assigned to Tlingits via house partition. They discuss a carved piece that shows household space partitioned by status. They then write their own clan stories and draw...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts