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Visual Arts: Portraits
Second graders examine a portrait of George Washington, and analyze the historical record and likeness in portraits of the period. They create their own portraits from snapshots brought to school.
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Narrative Art: What’s the Story?
Your third graders design works of art that reflect themselves. In this visual arts lesson, your class will examine works of art that tell stories and replicate the models as they transform a personal narrative of their own into a visual...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor instructional activity that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Gleaners by Jean Francois Millet
Explore the art of Jean Francois Millet with your second graders. They'll discuss the artist, the painting, and their observations. Then they'll engage in five different activities intended to build critical thinking, artistic skills,...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
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 activity provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As students...
2nd - 4th Math