Visual and Performing Arts Teacher Resources
Expose the art realms to your class with this beautiful array of teacher resources. Whether it's drama, music, film, dance or visual arts, learners will hone their creative skills in no time as they discover different forms of expression.
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Mind Your Mannerists-Understanding the Art of El Greco
9th - 12th
Kids become mini-experts on the Mannerist movement and the art of El Greco. They identify common elements of El Greco paintings and compare them to a work by Thomas Hart Benton. They use four ways to examine art taken from the book,...
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
5th - 8th
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
Art Activities: Developing Visual Observational Skills
3rd - 5th
Students explore visual arts by participating in several class art activities. In this art appreciation lesson, students discuss the broad concept of a photograph including uses of lines, shadows, reflections and shapes. Students examine...
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 3
3rd - 6th
“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson three of 20 focuses on cardiovascular exercise and activities that get that heart pumping. There are quite a few activities to...
“The Art of War”: Trench Art of World War I
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Teach pupils how veterans used art to deal with PTSD and shell-shock from trench warfare during World War I. Scholars use graphic organizers, a cartoon analysis sheet, and their own inferences to analyze primary source art work by veterans.
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 16
3rd - 6th
“The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse.”—Author Unknown. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 16 of 20 begins talking about calories. The class takes a look at menus from Burger...
Is There a Difference Between Art and Craft?
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do we come to view objects and artifacts as art? What terms and ideas do we associate with craft instead? The distinction between art and craft may be subtle, but has profound roots in art history and the development of western...