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351 resources with the keyterm Visual Arts

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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 lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis,...
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Depth Through Overlapping Shapes

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create their own paintings. In this visual arts lesson, students explore organic shapes in nature by creating them. Students will use chalk, oil pastels and paint to create their own organic shapes.
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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 activity. Start by discussing Mexico's culture and viewing different yarn paintings. After reading about important...
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Yellow Bird and Me

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper elementary artists create works which demonstrate an understanding of the many elements of theater and the visual arts. This four-day plan combines many wonderful aspects of visual, musical, and theatrical arts into one very...
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The Talking Stick

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the lives of the Aboriginal peoples of Saskatchewan. In this talking stick lesson, students discover dance, art, music, and traditions of the First Nations people.  Students design and create a talking stick to represent...
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Art and Propaganda

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Explore the use of propaganda in art. In this visual arts lesson, analyze events from the American Revolution or Westward Expansion as they view artwork and read narrative accounts. Students explain how the artwork symbolically...
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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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Zoom Out - Terry Winter's "Rhyme"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students predict and draw what a picture would look like if a camera zoomed out on it. In this visual arts lesson, students listen to a reading of Istavan Banyai's, Zoom before looking at an image of "Rhyme" by Terry Winters. They...
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Respecting Our Environment and Fostering Equilibrium

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How are nature and humanity connected? The next generation, our kids, fight to save the environment. They participate in a Socratic Seminar based on their analyses of environmental art.
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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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Art of Illustration: N.C. Wyeth and Literacy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
High school artists observe and research the illustrations and techniques of N.C. Wyeth. They read (and reread) stories and illustrate the texts using methods inspired by Wyeth's practice. Includes detailed instructional plan and useful...
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Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young learners explore gender roles in advertising by taking an ad campaign they have seen which is specifically directed to one gender, and redesigning the campaign to target the opposite gender. After leading a guided discussion about...
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Another World - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create working kaleidoscopes and discuss the science behind the project in this introductory lesson plan on Space, Science, and Art. The lesson plan includes resource links and a downloadable video.
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Expressions - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students create wax sculptures of a full body using mathematical calculations and information gathered from a video in this excellent art project. The lesson can be used along or within the unit provided.
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Stained Glass Art - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners examine stained glass art techniques in this introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. The unit emphasizes student created representations of stained glass art.
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Political Illustration

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students investigate and discuss current and historical techniques used by political illustration artists in this introductory lesson plan provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. A video is provided. Additional resources should be...
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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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An Investigation of Public Art

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Young scholars research local art and artists through web-based research, out-of-class homework, and in-class discussions. This lesson (Part One of Two) can be expanded depending on class needs.
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Silk Dragons - Activity 1

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate and discuss Japanese art and culture through an online video and a KWL chart. This instructional activity is an introduction to Japanese art with two supplemental lessons provided for further activities.
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Narrative Art: What’s the Story?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Your third graders design works of art that reflect themselves. In this visual arts lesson, your class will examine works of art that tell stories and replicate the models as they transform a personal narrative of their own into a visual...