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13 resources with the keyterm analyzing art

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Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Is a Young Generation's Multimedia Work Art?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How has art changed? Are young people artists? What is art? These questions are up for discussion as critical thinkers examine several works of art expressed through multimedia. There are five different sessions outlined, complete with...
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Finding out about Gallery 33

For Students 8th - 12th
While these worksheets are specific for use while visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, they could be used to guide nearly any museum trip. Questions focus on human activity, symbolism, culture, religion, and society as they...
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Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to...
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Lesson: Urs Fischer: Your Choice: Reality or Illusion?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young analysts write a comparative essay, but about what? They compose a paper based on several critical discussion about reality and illusion, and how both are blurred in art. They analyze several theatre pieces that exemplify Brechtian...
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Lesson: Paul Chan: Tree of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paul Chan's work has been known to show the cycle of change. Learners explore the concept of change by analyzing his work and reading the poem "For Which it Stands." They consider symbolism, communication, art, and society as they use...
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Questions in Art History

For Students 9th - 12th
This instructional activity provides a wonderful scaffold for those learning how to analyze art in a critical and thoughtful way. It describes what art historians do, then requires learners to view and analyze one of the listed works....
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Family Portraits

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate historical paintings and discover the meanings hidden in them.  In this art analysis lesson, students complete a worksheet matching pieces of the same paintings.  Students create portraits in class based on their own...
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Art and the Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the relationship between Cold War politics, the people who were affected by it, and the artists who examined it. They create their own "walls" using a spray paint graffiti procedure.
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Visual Thinking Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore Visual Thinking Strategy as a way to examine art and photography. They discuss the strategies, and analyze and discuss photographs using the Visual Thinking Strategies techniques.
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Character Traits in Fables

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Combining art, music, dance, and reading comprehension, this instructional activity is geared to reach all ability levels. After reading a variety of fables and discussing story elements and character traits, class members select a moral...
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Lessons in Looking: Contraband in Paintings

For Teachers 10th
Using the paintings On to Liberty and A Ride for Liberty, 10th graders analyze historical perspectives on life after the Civil War. They attempt to determine what the Civil War meant for free slaves, then read a paragraph highlighting...
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Looking At Art

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this visual arts worksheet, students are shown the painting "Mother and Child," by Pablo Picasso and answer eight short answer questions based on the painting.
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For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars research visual arts by examining a children's book. For this art identification lesson, students discuss the history of art after researching information on the Internet. Young scholars read the book Small which discusses...