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The Many Faces of Mona Lisa

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view slides of and discuss the Mona Lisa and Leonardo daVinci. They record their ideas of the painting and make sketches of them, translating their ideas into art an form. Students then select a technique such as painting,...
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Mona-Lisa

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate expressive colors in painting and practice painting with bold colors. They examine the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci before painting on a photocopied example.
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Art: Interactive Art

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What would the Mona Lisa say if she could talk? Scholars create a digital story within the Scratch block-based coding program. They make famous paintings talk and move when viewers click on them to complete the third of eight parts in...
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Modern Day Mona Lisa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a portrait of a woman from our current era. They discuss what they would include in a portrait for our era in the U.S., list current trends and styles, and create a modern-day "Mona Lisa" portrait.
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How to Find the True Face of Leonardo

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
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Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 4th
Mona Lisa is a classic painting, perfect for building visual literacy and observation skills. Your class will analyze the painting, learn about Leonardo da Vinci, and complete up to nine different art-based activities. Just print to learn!
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The Renaissance

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the body proportions and ratios.  In this World History lesson, 9th graders examine the art work Leodardo Da Vinci. 
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Mona Lisa

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss history of Leonardo Da Vinci. They explore values in painting with monochromatic color schemes. They familiarize themselves with Leonardo's work of the Mona Lisa.
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Magnificent Masterpieces

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore artistic masterpieces. For this art analysis lesson, students discuss what makes a work a masterpiece. Students view art masterpieces on the Internet and listen to "The Last Leaf" by O'Henry. Students discuss the theme...
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Using Pre-reading Strategies: Infer

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this resource to support your class practicing inference with poetry and visual art. The plan calls for an examination of "The Scream" by Edvard Munch and the "Mona Lisa" to promote speculation about artist's intent. From there, it...
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Modern Mona

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners use contour drawings of the Mona Lisa. Students turn the drawings upside down and cover 3/4 of the drawing with a sheet of construction paper. They "erase from their minds" what the drawing is, and complete the quarter section...
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Exploring Art

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research topics related to art techniques and famous artists in this series of lessons. They create a number of examples of artwork using colors, textures, and elements.
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Creative Writing/Poetry Lesson Plan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners complete poetry writing activities and art analysis activities. In this creative writing and art lesson, students analyze a cubist piece by Picasso and discuss abstraction. Learners read a poem by Gertrude Stein about Picasso...
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Why Is Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" Considered a Masterpiece?

For Students 7th - 12th
Johannes Vermeer's Girl with the Pearl Earring is the subject of a short video that asks viewers to consider why the enigmatic painting has captured the attention of so many. Using other Vermeer works to provide a contrast, the narrator...
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The History of Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teachers can use these art history lesson plans as a way to get students to look at art in a new light.
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Trains in Perspective

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research the use of perspective in Renaissance art and then imitate some of its techniques as they design and draw the plans for a train station. They finalize the plans using a draw or paint program.
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Part of a Masterpiece

For Teachers K - 8th
Students, within this lesson, merge masterpieces with technology and are able to see themselves as great works of art like the Mona Lisa. They assess how to imagine entering and becoming part of a historical work of art; perhaps, like a...
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Mona Lisa: What's Behind Her Smile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe the Mona Lisa painting to describe, analyze and interpret meanings in the work.
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The Eye of the Artist: The Work of Devorah Sperber

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the work of Devorah Sperber. In this mixed-media art lesson, students examine Sperber's "After Mona Lisa" and then create 3-dimensional pixel art pieces.
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Part of a Masterpiece, by John W. Healy

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students step into paintings. In this visual arts lesson, students imagine themselves walking through a famous piece of art. Students research the artwork and then use computer programs or artistic methods to literally put themselves...
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Exploring the Uses of Art Through Latino Murals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners assess role of art in their lives and discuss how murals can accomplish social change.
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Never Again - Internment in America: Lesson 4

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover U.S. History by participating in an Internet activity. In this internment camp lesson, 6th graders listen to songs and read stories based upon the Japanese detainment in America during World War II. Students...
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Four Armed Men From the Renaissance!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students study the Renaissance and the important art from the period. In this Renaissance lesson, students discuss the black plague and religion during the Renaissance. Students read the Renaissance worksheet and learn vocabulary words...
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Internet Exchange Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars, in about 50 words write an autobiography about themselves. They write something about themselves, their family, their likes and dislikes. (ex: food, tv, games, sports, classes and heroes or anything you want.) They...