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Lesson Plan: Newsflash!

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Fox Games is an Installation piece that allows observers to walk through a clay environment. Kids analyze the piece, considering storytelling and perspectives of light. They imagine how different the piece would look at various times of...
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Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within

For Teachers K - 5th
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great instructional activity, that incorporates observation,...
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Visual Arts - Mexican Indian Yarn Painting

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever seen a Mexican yarn painting? They're beautiful! Create a Mexican yarn painting with your class using this lesson. Start by discussing Mexico's culture and viewing different yarn paintings. After reading about important...
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Lesson Plan: How Coyote Came to Shuffle Off to Buffalo

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Creative kids read, discuss, play-act, and sketch to examine the cultural significance of Old Man Coyote. They listen to several stories involving Coyote, analyze the Harry Fonseca painting Shuffle Off to Buffalo, and write Coyote...
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The Art Lesson

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore visual arts and illustrations by reading a picture book with your class. Begin by reading the book The Art Lesson about a writer and illustrator who collaborate on their books. Next, have your class answer study questions about...
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Map It Out

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore how illustrations add to a story. Young learners will look at picture books to see how the pictures tell the story. They create illustrations to go with a chosen story, and then flip the activity so they have to write a story to...
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Math Masterpieces: Two Women on the Beach by Paul Gauguin

For Students 2nd - 4th
Why not add a little additional knowledge to your drill and practice math problems? This cute worksheet provides young mathematicians with a little exposure to art and art history as they practice subtracting 3-digit numbers. As students...
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore works of art with your class by engaging them in a variety of artistic activities including papier-mache sculpture, poetry, performance, and more. After viewing and discussing four paintings of the sea by Robert Harris, learners...
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Landscape Painting Through the Ages - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students create a stencil rendition of a landscape in this introductory lesson to the history of landscape art from the Renaissance to present day. A video is included to aid in the creative process.
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Writing About Art: Subjective vs. Objective

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore objective and subjective writing in this interdisciplinary lesson, which brings language arts and visual art together. Middle and high school students examine the sculpture Head with Horns by Paul Gauguin. They then analyze the...
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World War I Art and Artists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the art of World War I. In this World War I art lesson, students research paintings and artists of the era. Students role play the artists they research and explain their lives and paintings to their classmates.
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Printing Through a Master - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students discover the art of printmaking in this introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. Emphasis is placed on the history of the art and master printer Liza Jones.
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Living a Dream: Writing for the Movies

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students investigate the art of screenwriting and visual storytelling in this introductory lesson on films provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. Emphasis is placed on the study of Mike Rich and "Finding Forrester".
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Expression: Masks - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create art plans for an "installation" after viewing a video of Native American mask making that centers around the Salmon rack idea. Emphasis is placed on collaborative work in this introductory lesson.
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Film Making:Visual Storytelling - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study and discuss a short film by Chel White in this introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. There are some scenes in the video towards the end that may be objectionable.
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How do I know which colors to use?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Art teachers, are you looking for a quick and easy way to explain how to choose colors, look no further. This power point is very simple, it provides examples of primary, secondary, intermediary, complimentary and triacic colors by...
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Murals: Historic Walls

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Mexican history in murals. In this visual arts lesson, students research the artistic style of Mexican murals and the artists that create them. High schoolers then present their research findings to their...
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Exploring Art Mediums

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
How does the medium used influence the perception of an artwork? Class members tackle this essential question by first completing a KWL chart and then using the Internet to search for art pieces created by one artist in various mediums....
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Arts of the Gilded Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the art forms of the Gilded Age. In this integrated arts lesson, students research the art, music, dance, and drama of the historical era and then create their own personal projects that exemplify the time period.
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Art Show with the Masters

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students contribute to a classroom art show. For this art appreciation lesson, students research the lives and works of artists from different ages. Students write reports, recreate artwork of their researched artists, and participate in...
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Carnival Celebrations: Masks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own Carnival masks.
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Thomas Hart Benton: The Sources of Country Music

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine artwork by Thomas Hart Benton. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students analyze the painting The Sources of Country Music, listen to folk music, and examine how recording technology and the movies shaped the images of...
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Activity Plan 3-4: Still Life Artists

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students find that still life's are a great way to jump-start art. In this early childhood art instructional activity, students examine famous still life paintings, discuss still life art, and create their own still life piece.
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Logo Design Basics: Your Name Here

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students become familiar with the fundamentals of graphic design to develop a logo. In this logo design instructional activity, students generate their own two logos using their own name and a personal hobby as inspiration. Students...