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Tessellations with M.C. Escher

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tessellations are the focus of a lesson plan that directs enthusiastic artists to discover the popular artwork from Dutch artist, M.C. Escher. After learning about Escher, pupils create their own tessellation art piece of which shapes...
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The Art of M.C. Escher

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Show your class one way in which art and math are related by teaching them about M.C. Escher. Class members read a brief passage and then respond to five related questions.
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Lumps, Bumps, Gritty, and Soft!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Texture can really add to a work of art. Explore texture through observation and practice. Learners view and discuss works of art by M.C. Escher. They then create their own texture samplers with six different materials.
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My Upside-Down World!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
M.C. Escher is famous for creating optical illusions. Examine this effect in several of his works and discuss the techniques involved. Inspired by the discussion, learners create an imaginary 3-D world inside of a box using various...
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Escher-Esque Tessellations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers participate in a seven-part lesson creating Escher-Esque tessellations. They demonstrate their knowledge of geometric transformations after viewing a PowerPoint presentation, conducting Internet research, and...
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Op Art Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Op art is fun to look at, and it's fun to make. Kids learn about the origins of op art and the op art master, M.C. Escher. They view simple to complex examples of op art to see how it works and then create an optical piece of their own....
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Self-Portrait, Mirrors and Metamorphosis!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using M.C. Escher's Hand with Reflecting Sphere as inspiration, learners create their own set of self-portraits using various reflective surfaces. The lesson begins with a discussion about portraiture and ends with a presentation of work...
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Tantalizing Tessellations!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Examine repeating and intricate patterns with a study of M.C. Escher and a related art activity. Pupils view and discuss the artwork before creating their own tessellating patterns. Step-by-step instructions for creating a template are...
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M.C. Escher

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners produce patterns in the creation of a texture poster. In this visual arts lesson, students explore the works of M.C. Escher, and learn how to identify, recognize and discuss texture. Learners create a texture poster by using...
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The Wonderful World of Escher

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bridging art and math can be as easy as making tessellations. The art, context, and life of M.C. Escher is explained to the class, as is the concept of tessellations. After a bit of art history, pupils get out the ruler, tape, and...
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Enticing Tessellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners respond to visual effects used in M.C. Escher's artworks. They identify the difference between subject matter and background of visual art. They compare and contrast the basic shapes to create a tessellation with the more...
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Tantalizing Tessellations Lesson III: Creating a Slide Translation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore tessellations and the artwork of M.C. Escher. They view and discuss a video about M.C. Escher, create a slide template out of cardboard, and create a poster with their tessellation pattern.
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Geometric Transformations

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners examine images and preimages of a mapping and identify isometry. They view images by M.C. Escher, observe teacher demonstrations, and create a translation image, a rotation image, and a dilation.
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Have a Ball!

For Teachers K - 12th
M.C. Escher's "Hand with Reflecting Globe" and the work of Dick Termes, inspire this activity. Kids check out their reflection in a Christmas ornament or a bubble filter and recreate this distorted image on a vinyl ball.
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Miras, Mirrors, and Kaleidoscopes!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use hands-on activities to explore transformations. They view a video segment that demonstrate how M. C. Escher employed geometry and transformations to create so many of his famous drawings.
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Visual Arts: Matisse and Escher

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the art of Henri Matisse and M.C. Escher. They create original works in the styles of Matisse and Escher and consider how their innovations have affected modern art.
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Mathematics in Art?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view prints of M.C. Escher's work. They look at examples of geometric figures and polygons and discuss places they have seen them. Students create their own tessellations. They write a report about the process they used in...
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Mathematics and the Art of M.C. Escher

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover the connection between Escher's art and mathematics. They give various presentations based on their study.
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Escheresque Rooms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss what is meant by "up" and "down." Discuss some of the ambiguous spaces created by M.C. Escher while viewing Escher pictures. Explore the virtual reality model of "up" and "down."
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M. C. Escher - Design - Math Integration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a tessellations using rotation and translation. They also create a tessellation using reflection.
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Art Folder and Two Point Perspective

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how to create a 3-D effect on a flat surface and draw in two-point perspective. They view and discuss elements of design, analyze artwork by M.C. Escher and Roy Lichtenstein, and design and create an art folder.
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Tessellations and T-Shirts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers combine the visual arts and technology with mathematics in the creation of these beautiful t-shirts. They view examples of the work of artist M.C. Escher.
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Transformations, Tessellations, and Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a unit about transformations and tessellations. They explore various tessellation websites, determine which shapes tessellate, complete a log about which website activities they complete, and create a tessellation...
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1, 2, and 3-Point Perspective

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce drawing learners to perspective with a series of lesson that detail how to draft images in one-, two-, and three-point perspective. Each exercise includes step-by-step, illustrated directions and examples.

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