North Carolina Textured Landscape
Fourth graders explore the artistic ideas of landscape, foreground, middle ground, and background through a creative painting project. While this is written for North Carolina, teacher may adapt for any state/region.
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Textured Landscapes with Grant Wood
Explore the world of textured landscapes through the eyes of the famous artist, Grant Wood. Here is an elementary art lesson in which scholars learn about Grant Wood's life, view his work, draw their own textured landscape, and then...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Pottery Making: The Coil Method
Students discuss the history of Native American pottery in North Carolina. They explore the coil method of making pottery and make their own creations implementing the coil method. They can allow the pots to dry or have them kiln-fired.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Observing Connections: Art, Poetry and the Environment
Make connections between art, poetry and the environment. In this connections lesson, students read "I Am An Artist" by Pat Lowery Collins and compare artwork by various artists. Students write their own "I an an artist when..." poem...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts