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Who Are You?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What can a self-portrait reveal about an artist? Discuss various self-portraits before tasking your pupils with creating their own. Learners research artists, develop an idea of their own individuality, and create photo collages with...
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Explore Elizabeth I

For Teachers K - 5th
Keen observation skills are an essential trait for good artists. Discuss the elements of a portrait with your class using terminology such as, full-face, profile, quarter-length, full-length. After that, they can use the included...
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Illustration: Self Portrait in a Masterpiece

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology and art combine in a creative activity. Kids discuss portrait art and they search online and save a portrait created by one of their favorite artists. They have their picture taken exactly like their chosen portrait, then use...
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Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Portraits: Androgyny in Contemporary Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Portraiture, artistic expression, romanticism, and androgyny are discussed in a thought-provoking lesson. Upper graders first discuss and examine the history of portraiture and the elements common to the Romantic style. Then they turn...
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About Faces and Fractions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review concepts of fractions, and one-half. They discuss self portraits and the relationships of eyes, nose and mouth to the whole face. Students create base-line self-portraits. On the second day, 3rd graders observe and...
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Pastel Scratch Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A great cross-curricular project for any art classroom, this activity encourages young artists to consider color, pattern, texture, shape and line in their depiction of a historical figure. After researching a historical figure of their...
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Presidential Sweepstakes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders visit the National Gallery of Art and are introduced to portraiture as well as politics and presidents. They use these themes to form political parties and carry out their own "election".
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Becoming Part of the Action

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students improve visualization skills through role play, texture identification, and storytelling. They discuss connections between a painting and their own lives.
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Art Self-Assessment

For Students 8th - 12th
Reflection is a wonderful way to understand yourself as a learner or as an artist. Kids write a one-paragraph analysis of their own self-portrait. They focus on style, character traits, and self characterization.
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Reflections Of Me!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a 2-D and 3-D work of art depicting qualities and experiences from their own lives. This innovative lesson uses hollowed out, recycled books as the "art canvas" for the project.
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Proportionate Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw a portrait. In this portrait lesson students sketch two portraits from real life. Students use facial proportion guidelines.
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People, Places, and Things

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners review art history in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In this art history lesson, students discuss art vocabulary emphasizing landscape, portrait, and still life. They visit the museum and create their own pictures. 
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Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research Sojourner Truth. In this African American history lesson plan, students discuss the life and cabinet card of Sojourner Truth. They replicate her card with one that shows the mood and activities of their own life.
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Glue Me a Portrait

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students look in a mirror and draw a self portrait of themselves. In this art lesson, students will create a stained glass effect using glue sticks and oil pastels to create a very unique styled portrait
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Celebrate Abe Lincoln: A Primary Timeline Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the qualities possessed by Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln instructional activity, students create a timeline of events that shows why Abraham Lincoln could overcome obstacles to be come President. Students...
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Self-Portrait Unit - Lesson #1

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create self-portraits using artistic elements found in Hispanic culture and, specifically, the art of Frida Kahlo. The lesson can be adapted for any culture/country and requires an outside person with cultural knowledge.
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Indian PowWow

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students identify three different American Indian regions and tribes, their food, clothing, shelter, recreation, and transportation. Students create artifacts that can be placed in a museum. Students sing songs, chants, and dance. ...
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Miriam Schapiro Action Figures Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a background with a marbling technique. They plan and create a figure from assorted papers, mixing solids and patterns. Students glue the figure to the background, and embellish negative space with glitter.
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Faces Tell Feelings - Part 3

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate how to draw facial expressions and paint a portrait which portrays a particular expression or emotion.
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Mother's Day Activities

For Teachers K - 4th
Students create portraits, short stories, hugging hands, and more crafts for Mother's Day. In this Mother's Day lesson plan, students also create flower pots and answer short answer questions.
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Draw Johann Sebastian Bach

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars sketch a portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this portrait lesson, students discover the elements of drawing a face. Young scholars manipulate curved lines and shading to create an original piece of art.
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In your Science! - Merging Art and Science

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders reflect on what they have learned throughout the unit.  In this Science activity, 9th graders demonstrate how working together can produce an informative useful project.   
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Portrait of a friend

For Teachers K - 1st
Students create a mini biography of themselves and complete a portrait of a classmate. For this characteristics lesson plan, students share special characteristics about themselves and discover the similarities and differences within a...
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Leonardo the Genius

For Students 6th - 9th
In this artists history worksheet, students read an excerpt about Leonardo Da Vinci. They suggest what natural abilities, attitudes, and personal characteristics he would have needed to do all the famous works that he painted. Students...