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12 resources with the keyterm art vocabulary

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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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Creating Cast Paper Sculptures

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cast paper sculptures have been around since the time of Ancient China. Young artists learn about history through this art form and how it has evolved throughout the years, and then make a mold and cast paper sculpture of their own. This...
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How to Draw Caricatures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Caricature drawing is fun, and can help learners explore the principle of design and content specific vocabulary. They view a video and books that use character drawings, discuss vocabulary such as exaggeration, proportion, and symmetry,...
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Art Basics Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
Hand out this worksheet and lead your class on a scavenger hunt. Pupils look for examples of shape, form, balance, pattern, perspective, space, and depth. They draw and write about the examples they've found. A great resource to add to...
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Principle of Art Balance

For Students 9th - 12th
Reinforce a strong art vocabulary which can also apply to aspects of math and science. Kids read about various types of balance or symmetry found in art. They analyze three paintings based on vocabulary and read a how-to for creating...
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If Paintings Could Talk: Art and Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn about the artist Canaletto, play a vocabulary game, and create a landscape using collage technique. Background information on the artist is provided along with instructions for the game and vocabulary words to...
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Homes of the World: Ceramic Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Kids consider the various dwellings humans inhabit all over the world. They choose a home from anywhere in the world. Then they research the type of materials, designs, and structures need to build that type of home. The project ends...
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Paul Gauguin: Complimentary Color

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
First introduce your art class to the master, Paul Gauguin, then to the concept of complimentary colors. This slideshow provides a bit of background on the famous artist then walks kids through a step-by-step process intended as a study...
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Describer-Drawer Game

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What's life with out a little fun and games now and then? This game helps kids practice many different skill sets. Child one takes a card then attempts to dictate how to draw the object to child two. Child two draws an object based on...
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Shaping the Color Wheel

For Teachers 7th
When you paint you almost always use color. Budding artists explore the color wheel, color vocabulary, and painting techniques. They discuss and practice mixing colors, then paint a color wheel for personal reference.
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Our Illuminated Alphabet

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine artwork and create their own.  In this writing and illustrating lesson plan, students view illuminated letters from the Getty Museum's collection and discuss art vocabulary.  Students examine the visual elements in the...
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4-H Line and Design: Intermediate Activity Page

For Students 4th - 8th
In this 4-H line and design worksheet, students will complete a variety of design related activities. Students will use colored pencils to draw in the missing pieces of artistic photographs. Next, they will find and circle 6 art words in...