Students examine the life and art of Winslow Homer. Using the Internet, they research his life. They create a picture of the sea based on Homer's love for the water.
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The Great Wave by Katsushika Hokusai
The art of Katsushika Hokusai is so exciting! Get your sixth graders excited about the interesting life and magnificent art of Hokusai while engaging them in a discussion based on critical thinking. Then let them get creative as they...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Homer's Civil War Veteran: Battlefield to Wheat Field
Middle schoolers examine Civil War-themed artwork. For this visual arts lesson, students compare and contrast paintings by Winslow Homer and Timothy O'Sullivan. Middle schoolers analyze the symbolism in the artwork representing Civil War...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Put Your Best Facade Forward-Lesson 1
Students are introduced to the applied arts and focus on the applied art of architecture. They examine how architecture communicates messages about the people in a community who use a building. Students study the facade of their school...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts