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Descriptive Writing (Using the Paintings of Winslow Homer)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Art inspires art, right? Facilitate creative writing effortlessly! Images of Winslow Homer's paintings provide visual stimuli for compositions. Examples of descriptive writing follow each painting, and a scaffold is displayed to help...
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Winslow Homer and Water Colors

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate water color paintings.  In this art history lesson plan, students discover Winslow Homer and his art work by reading an article.  Young scholars solve a word search based on the article.
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Watercolor Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Lead your class into watercolor with a well-sequenced plan. Pupils learn about famous watercolorists Winslow Homer and Georgia O'Keeffe and take notes on a presentation about these artists and watercolor techniques. After a teacher...
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Homer's Civil War Veteran: Battlefield to Wheat Field

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine Civil War-themed artwork. For this visual arts lesson, students compare and contrast paintings by Winslow Homer and Timothy O'Sullivan. Students analyze the symbolism in the artwork representing Civil War veterans and...
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Sail Boat Painting - Watercolors

For Teachers 1st
First graders become familiar with the artist Winslow Homer. They create a seascape scene combining Homer images and their own imagination. They use warm and cool colors. # utilize the wet and dry method of painting
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Winslow Homer

For Teachers 5th - 6th
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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A Huntsman and Dogs

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
A picture can convey emotions and messages that would take many paragraphs for a talented author to describe. High schoolers view Winslow Homer's 1891 work A Huntsman and Dogs and determine its mood, main idea, and symbolism with a...
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Women in the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewVivandieres and cantinieres, nurses and soldiers, loyalists and unionists. A primary source set provides young historians an opportunity to investigate the many roles women played in the United States Civil War. 
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What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
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Underwater Sea Garden: Washes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
After modeling by the instructor, young artists practice wash, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and dry-on-dry painting techniques.
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New Perspectives

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders imagine they are getting ready to "take off." They may imagine themselves in any type of aircraft or spaceship. They may then sketch themselves as passengers anticipating this moment.
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Pop Into My Community

For Teachers 1st
First graders distinguish cityscapes from seascapes and landscapes and explore the features of a community. Then, they create a pop-up paper city showing foreground, middle ground, and background.
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Do We Control Nature, or Does Nature Control Us?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Student examine the theme of man versus nature in art. In this man versus nature lesson, students examine various pieces of art and discuss the theme as it is depicted. They discuss whether the themes shown in the artwork are relevant...
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For Public Display

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare three works of art to understand how juxtaposition can express a point of view. They brainstorm topics of interest to them and their respective communities that could act as a springboard for curating individual exhibits...
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Lesson 1: In Depth with the Full Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the ways in which an artist can use color. They view various images of artwork and discuss the effect of color on spacial dimensions, focal points, tone, and mood.
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The Story of Art

For Teachers K
Students canvass the important elements of art in the seven lessons of this unit. Story structure and in particular, color is perceived as essential to the development of the idea of a picture.
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Comstockery vs. Eakins

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research Eakins' teaching methods. They incorporate research to prepare and present a verbal argument. They understand and articulate a perspective and develop their own opinion.
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Water-The Liquid Gold

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars investigate the necessity of water for the survival of plants, animals, and people. They explore the affect that water has on human and natural environments through literature, field trips, and discussions.
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What?s in a Picture? an Introduction To Subject in the Visual Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify clues that tell them about where, when, who and what they are seeing in art images. They work, step by step, through the layers of meaning, delving more deeply into these layers with each work as they progress...
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Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, and Tone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This lesson introduces students to the ways artists use color to set the tone of a painting or to convey a particular mood to the viewer. Students view "The Tragedy" by Pablo Picasso. They fill in an information chart describing the mood...
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Intellectual/Social/Cultural Movements: 1870s - 1914 (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 12 matching questions regarding late 1870's-1914 America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Whose River Is It?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore the world around them through authors, poets, and artists eyes and ears as it relates to them with the river theme. They examine and interpret conditions that might affect the river. Students read books about rivers....
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A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the Caribbean in terms of its music, art, and folklore. As a class, they listen to a folktale and discuss the difference between telling a story and reading a story. In groups, they write their own folktale and share...
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Pride in a Job Well Done

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students focus on individuals who discover their own special talents and sense of self-worth through the work they do. Students study accomplishments of famous people who may have had an impact on their lives. Students make connections,...

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