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Standing Up for Democracy

For Students 6th - 12th
The mission of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is to bring about “a more humane, just, and compassionate society rooted in democratic values.” These 16 lessons, built on a foundation of mutual respect, tolerance, and participation,...
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Passionate Pursuits

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Not all technology is digital. Teach learners about the low-tech maker movement with a photo essay about six artisans from California and two articles about the local creator movement. After tackling the photo essay in small groups,...
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Let's Paint

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters identify the styles of various artists and illustrators. They will read Frida and Miranda's Smile, and then discuss the styles of each illustrator and use tempera paint to paint a picture of themselves. When they are finished...
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In a instructional activity that explores art and emotions, scholars analyze a piece of art and discuss which emotions it portrays. They go on to reflect on their own emotions and how they are similar to the feelings expressed...
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Narrating a Family Tradition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After examining a piece of art, scholars discuss what they see, paying close attention to details and space. A read-aloud introduces the topic of family traditions. Pupils interview their family members about a tradition in preparation...
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Public Art as a Form of Participation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
David Binnington's mural commemorating the 1936 Battle of Cable Street is the focus of a lesson that looks at public art as a form of civic participation. After reading background material about the mural, individuals analyze a segment...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Children’s Illustrators #2: Eric Carle

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Budding artists get to know Eric Carle's artistic style reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and viewing several other titles. Using similar blending techniques, scholars create a collage based on the story. 
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Protect Our Marine Life

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Encourage water conservation and boost art skills with a hands-on activity that challenges young painters to create a scene highlighting marine life. Using oil pastels, scholars draw an underwater scene and write a tip for viewers to...
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Van Gogh’s Self-Portraits

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Scholars get to know famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh, as an artist as well as a person. After reading personal letters and analyzing paintings, participants paint two self-portraits that represent their personality. Then, write a...
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The Chaotic Brilliance of Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In 2017 a work by Jean-Michel Basquiat was actioned off for over 110 million dollars. So who is he and what makes his art so special? Find out with a short video that details his background, influences, and his process.
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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I Made It. I Own It. Please Don't Steal It.

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Explore the world of copyright law with a variety of activities to instill the importance of respecting creative property. Scholars watch an animated tale then take part in a grand conversation detailing the video's main idea, details,...
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Careers in Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take only thirty seconds of your classroom time to show this video about different careers in art. There are so many careers available that students are not aware of, this provides a great introduction to expand their horizons.
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The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Vincent Van Gogh is a fascinating subject for students of art history.
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Artist Accordion Book

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here’s a great way to incorporate research into your middle school art class. Each class member chooses an artist, researches one of the artist’s important works, and writes a critique of the piece. Learners then create an...
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Pottery with Artist Kerry Moosman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After watching a video of Native American artist Maria Martinez create art out of clay, learners will create burnished coil pots similar to those made by artist, Kerry Moosman. This lesson includes a supply list, web links, historical...
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Art Match Up

For Students 3rd - 4th
Build your pupils' visual literacy and ability to identify art from some of the world's masters. They view the mixed-up art pieces and set them straight by matching the correct art piece to the correct artist. 
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Artist Research

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research an artist of their choice on the internet. They are provided with questions (worksheets included with the lesson) as a guide for their research. Students choose an artwork by their artist to critique.
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Meet the Artist

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the life and influence of an artist and the effect that his or her body of works had on world events of the past and present. The artist's style is utilized to create a slideshow.
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Looking At Art, Grade 1 "The Dancing Class"

For Students 1st
This art history worksheet provides an image of the painting, "The Dancing Class" by Edgar Degas, as well as 8 questions that invite reflection on the painting. One prompt asks young art scholars to write a story about the painting.
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Brainstorming for a Song Essay

For Students 4th - 12th
Use this brainstorming organizer to help writers organize their song ideas. Starting with the name of the song, they will use bubbles to brainstorm various elements of a song from lyrics to meaning.
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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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Artist Unknown

For Students 7th - 10th
Pupils read a six-paragraph selection titled, "Artist Unknown." Then they respond to six multi-step questions regarding the arts. I would use this to supplement my existing curriculum.