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Figure Drawing

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders participate in a demonstration where the teacher chooses a student and uses the student in a figure drawing. They study the repetition of a color throughout the picture and how the color repetition makes the eye follow...
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
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Informal Group Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain one artist's approach to the Impressionist's use of art elements and design principles. They create an Impressionistic painting that contains two figures.
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Collage/Assemblage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify different shapes and patterns. They locate France on a world map and examine the works of artist, Henri Matisse. They discover shapes that are related to Math.
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Tempera Resist Painting in the Fauve Style

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the history of the early 20 th- century art movement called Fauvism. They observe and discuss the art of Fauve artists such as Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, Andre Derain and Marice de Vlaminck as inspiration...
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Fantasy Visualization

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students view and discuss a selection of paintings from Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, and other Surrealist artists. They play a game in which each person in a group writes a sentence and passes it on to the next person without letting...
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Colorful Cut-Outs

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students examine the works of Claude Matisse. In this Matisse Art Lesson, students explore Beasts of the Sea to find recognizable shapes.  Students visit the National Gallery to view Matisse artworks.
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2oth-Century Painters: Master of Color

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe how the work of the artists reflected the their lives and times, and how they inspired new artistic movements. They compare and contrast the works of the two artists at different periods in their lives. Students view a...
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Feet of Song

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils establish a basic definition of stop frame animation and the processes involved in creating a film. Through guided practice and film reviews, they create their own stop motion animation in response to a film they have seen.
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Artists' Journeys

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the influence of travel on modern artists and discuss unusual use of medium.  In this modern artists lesson, students discover works of Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Students look at ways these artists were inspired...
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Model a Famous Painting in Friendly Plastic

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Friendly Plastic is a fun art medium created by Amaco Clay Company. It is versatile and results in a beautiful end product. With this resource, young artists can recreate a famous painting using Friendly Plastic. What a fun way to study...
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Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African...
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The Red Studio Shows the Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners look at the painting The Red Studio Shows the Way, and critique the art piece. In this critiquing art lesson plan, students discuss how the painting expresses ideas and feelings and history.
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The Portrait Project Creating Conversations Among Famous Faces of the Past

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore historical portraits through art, world history, and drama. Budding thespians view websites featuring historical portraits, then choose a person of interest to research. They role play the part of this historical figure and...
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The Age of Confusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of...
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The Process of Art Criticism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret possible meanings of works of art by analyzing how specific works are created and how they relate to historical and cultural contexts
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Cell Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Combine art and science with this cell structure assignment. Learners depict a cell diagram, including the organelles, imitating a specific artist's style. 
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An Introduction to Visual Art and Art History

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Line shape, color, value, form, texture, space. Students of art history are introduced to the elements of art in a 64-slide PowerPoint that illustrates how these elements combine in visual art. Other essentials, like principles 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 activity, students examine famous still life paintings, discuss still life art, and create their own still life piece.
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Still Life Artists

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate still life artistry. In this still life art lesson, students view photos of still life paintings and then create one themselves. Students discuss what they see in the photos and how each one is different. Examples...
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The Story of Art

For Teachers K
Students canvass the important elements of art in the seven lessons of this unit. Story structure and in particular, color is perceived as essential to the development of the idea of a picture.
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Pablo Picasso

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Pablo Picasso. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Activity Plan 5-6: Art History 101

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn to appreciate art. In this early childhood lesson plan, students read about different artists and imitate their style to develop creative thinking, and language and literacy skills.
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Artist in Schools Program

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore the medium of watercolor paints. They observe basic watercolor painting techniques (such as wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry and dry-on-dry). Then students experiment with these techniques on small squares of watercolor paper.

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