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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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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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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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Theft of the Mona Lisa

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Learners combine interpretation of the Mona Lisa's visual elements with research information about the artist, and others affected by the painting. Students note that the constructed interpretations differ based on the cultural and...
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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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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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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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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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Starry Night Interpretation

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young artists are encourage to develop greater imaginative freedom and post their impressions of Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night in a series of activities based around the famous painting. Class members watch a film biography of van...
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Modern Mona

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students 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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Why Is She Smiling?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore life and work of Leonardo DaVinci, and create self-portraits of themselves smiling.
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Mona Lisa: What's Behind Her Smile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers observe the Mona Lisa painting to describe, analyze and interpret meanings in the work.
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Pranks With Paint

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider what they already know about graffiti and explore the pranks and work of a graffiti artist. They research a famous painting and create original artwork by adding thoughtful graffiti to it.
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Creative Writing/Poetry Lesson Plan

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students 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. Students read a poem by Gertrude Stein about Picasso...
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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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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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Magnificent Masterpieces

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore artistic masterpieces. In 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 of...
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Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the life of artist Leonardo da Vinci. They tour his birthplace via a virtual tour. They explore his many different paintings and sculptures. They discover his personal history and discuss his most famous painting, The...
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Cool School Tools

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students outline several objects such as glue bottles, large paint brushes, scissors, etc. They add a few details to each object such as labels, handles, etc. and then draw two vertical lines and two horizontal lines across the page.
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Exploring Art

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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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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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Internet Exchange Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils, 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 exchange...
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Matisse Face Masterpiece

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine the painting Purple Robe and Woman with Hat by Matisse. They explore how he used bold strokes of color in the face of the woman. Students paint their partners' faces using the same techniques that were used by Matisse.
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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.