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Mary Cassatt's "The Sisters"

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars compare and contrast two of Mary Cassatt's paintings, write a short essay on "The Sisters" and draw a picture of themselves with a brother, sister or close friend.
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Cassatt Mini-Webquest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Enrich your class with this artistic and well-organized WebQuest about Mary Cassatt. Given a series of links about Cassatt's life and works, pupils complete online research and compile their results into a report. The activity provides...
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Pioneers On and Off the Prairie- Willa Cather and Mary Cassatt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the written work of Willa Cather and the impressionist art of Mary Cassatt. They describe parallels in the lives and work of both women and creat a Powerpoint presentation.
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Mary Cassatt: Impressionist Connection

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners read information about Mary Cassatt and study examples of her Impressionist art. In this art history lesson, students read about the life and art of Mary Cassatt. Learners then study her art 'Little Girl in a Blue Armchair.'...
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Impressionism

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Using beautiful pictures done by famous impressionist artists, this presentation explores the world of Monet, Degas and others. This presentation would be a great tool to use in the lower grades to begin a discussion of this artistic...
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Visual Art: Primary Colors

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify primary colors and consider their use in works by Henri Mattise and Mary Cassatt. They conduct an experiment with food coloring and then draw a color tree differentiating between warm and cool colors.
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Comparing the Art of Mary Cassatt and Olga Boznanska

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast the art of Mary Cassatt and Olga Boznanska. Using Microsoft Word, they organize and summarize their thoughts on the art. In groups, they adjust their writings to a particular audience.
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My Story and History: Peeking into the Past with Paintings

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Consider how you can use a visual source, such as a painting, to learn about a historical time or event. Young learners discuss primary sources and how they differ from secondary sources, then analyze the painting Mother and Child by...
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The Poetry of Art: An Interdisciplinary Lesson in Art and Creative Writing

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners view a Mary Cassatt painting and answer observation and analysis questions to help them write poetry and prose about the work. As a follow-up activity, they go to an art museum and select a piece of art to which they respond...
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Women's History Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A quick and engaging video features the origins of Women's History Month. Details start with its humble beginnings in Sonoma, California to its nationwide growth by way of the National Women's History Project. 
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Visual Arts

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore The Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Bath by Mary Cassatt, and Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold.
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Discovering Art - Scott Gallery: Shape

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study geometric, naturalistic, and abstract shapes in art. They review the names of shapes and name them in the portrait, Breakfast in Bed by Mary Cassatt. They simulate a baby as in the portrait and discuss the shapes. They...
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Research and Study Skills: Textbook/Trade Book

For Students 4th - 5th
What is the difference between a textbook and a trade book? Learners read the short passage and information provided before completing the questions that follow. A home activity is also provided that encourages parents to flip through a...
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Impressionism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, or "Guys with beards and ladies without beards that painted outside," are featured in a 171-slide PowerPoint, designed for AP Art History and Humanities classes, that would also appeal to anyone...
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Vocabulary: What Do Authors Do?

For Students 3rd - 4th
To reinforce vocabulary in Eileen Christelow's book about the writing process, What Do Authors Do?, use a worksheet that focuses on six multi-syllabic words from the text. Your readers select the correct word from a bank to fill in the...
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What would Monet do with a digital Camera?

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students take ditigal pictures of any subject. Using Photoshop Elements, students organize and save their pictures. They edit the pictures using a Paint Dabs filter. Students discuss their photographs and how photography influenced the...
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Changes in Western Art: From Realism To Cubism"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the influences of mid 19th and early 20th century art styles: Realism, Impressionism, Post / Neo Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism through an analysis of styles, subject matter, and media.
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Impressionism and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video, and they are reminded that Impressionism was an artistic movement that begin in Pairs in the 1800s. They are asked to think about the paintings featured in the video and describe the typical style of these works....
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After Impressionism from Van Gogh to Matisse (1886 - 1906)

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students plan a museum visit to study Impressionist paintings and its artists.  In this Impressionism lesson plan, students examine the colors and perception of space in Impressionist artwork.  Students recognize the characteristic...
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Informal Group Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explain one artist's approach to the Impressionist's use of art elements and design principles. They create an Impressionistic painting that contains two figures.
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Exploring Art

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils use the internet to examine different types of art. They write stories using pictures and make art from pieces of garbage. They also identify primary and secondary colors.
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What Would Monet Do With a Digital Camera?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use a Photoshop Elements program to edit digital pictures in the style of Impressionist art. They are are introduced to paintings by Claude Monet and identify the key characteristics of the Impressionist period. Students create,...
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We Are Family

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore art and stories that depict families in different cultures. They examine how family members help each other, create traditions, have fun and change or grow. They describe their own families and create a class family...
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Your Body Within Your Community

For Teachers K - 7th
Students identify and discuss the function of each of the major body systems. As a class, they discover how this relates each one of them in their community. They discuss their role as a member of their community and how people depend...

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