Two Layer Painting
With a little extra tag board and some tempera paint, learners can explore warm and cool colors. They create a two layered drip painting where they focus on mixing both cool and warm colors to achieve a fascinating effect.
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Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute instructional activity provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit...
2nd - 4th Math
Light in Painting
How do painters use and manipulate light in their artwork to give emphasis and establish mood and emotion? Pupils will analyze a few examples of landscape and portrait painting in order to explore the how light is used in art, and will...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Get beginning readers excited about National Reading Month with a resource that includes a game of matching, finding and making fish patterns, comparing and contrasting in a Venn diagram, and graphing. The resource gives a one-page plan...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Recognizing Geometric Shapes
Young mathematicians explore the beauty of geometry with this cross-curricular math and visual arts lesson plan. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two pieces of...
4 mins K - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Describing Paintings: Calm or Stormy
Young writers use nouns, verbs, and adjectives to describe details in two paintings. One depicts a sunny landscape, and the other shows a cloudier view. They write a narrative inspired by the paintings, paying attention to transitional...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ambitious Women Artists at Work
Examine the works of Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun. Learners view various pieces of art from each of the artists and read about their lives. They discuss the information and construct a Venn diagram, comparing the two...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts