This lesson uses contour line drawings by using kinetic energy (by moving around on the floor while they trace) and social energy (by interacting with the student they are drawing on the floor).
Students will explore beauty in nature, learn the structure of the leaf/purposes of the leaf, learn draped slab forming technique, exhibit skills and craftsmanship in handling clay and exhibit skill in glazing.
In this multi-day lesson, students will study the impressionist paintings of Claude Monet, create mixed media "pizzas," will study texture in pizza dough and will end the lesson eating real pizza.
In this set of lessons, students will study artists that use clay and will compare different art works made of clay. Then, students will create their own clay tiles and will demonstrate how to manipulate clay, fire their art and then glaze their art.
Students will demonstrate the ability to draw vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, recognize the difference between inside and outside, and will create a picture of themselves.
Students will learn and apply the basic fundamentals of weaving as they use construction paper to create a woven mat. They will incorporate basic measurement and geometric concepts as they create their individual projects.
Students will explore and describe the houses of Baie Saint-Paul, and other buildings (from photographs) using words for shapes and colors, identify the shapes of a gable roof in the painting and photographs, create a drawing of a house with a gable roof and finally, look for architectural elements in their own community.
Students will draw greeting cards for Mother's Day or Father's Day using line and repetitive patterns. This lesson plan focuses on the step-by-step building process for creating a balanced composition. This lesson plan was inspired by Nadia RUSS' art and NeoPopRealism drawing. Students will learn new terms, â€œNeoPopRealism" and "meditative ink pen pattern drawings" and compare it to Realism and other style approaches.
Students will learn and apply the concepts of visual stimulus and watercolor resist as they draw and paint organic shapes they have photographed while on a nature walk. Students will incorporate their understanding of science skills in applying their knowledge of plant parts their original creations.
Students will compare the different styles of the artist Henri Matisse. Students will create a paper collage, drawing and painting while observing still-life scenes and real art work by Matisse.
Students will learn the primary colors, mixing primary colors for secondary, how to create basic geometric shapes from lines, experience a mixed media project and follow the style and technique of a famous painter (Piet Mondrian) in this lesson.
Students will learn the concept of and procedure for changing color value. They will then apply these new understandings as they create their own abstract scribble design and use a monochromatic palette to paint their design with watercolor paint.
This lesson integrates Modern Art and Physical Education by having students act out the movements and emotions depicted within the paintings, The Starry Night, by Vincent Van Gogh, The Scream, by Edvard Munch, and Number 1 (Lavender Mist) by Jackson Pollock. Students will be asked to "become" the shapes, the colors, or the paintbrush, and to explore the possibilities within the selected canvases.
Students explore how our neighborhood changes over time. Using one of the children's books recommended in the resources list, students will use ideas gathered from their own classroom windows to view these architectural and seasonal changes over time.
Students will learn about artists who used numerals in their work, experience chalk pastels as an art medium, and work with adding in number sentences. They will learn about positive and negative space, review warm and cool colors, review the concept of overlapping, and learn how to use stencils.
Students will use their observational skills as they observe and discern different geometric shapes, art elements of line and space, and art principles of emphasis and balance found within the construction of their playground equipment. The students will analyze playground equipment, identifying the various elements incorporated in the construction of the pieces
This lesson features a glue relief self portrait and personal portrait image covered with aluminum foil on the outside cover. On the inside are special messages about the "artist" and his or her special image.
Students will learn about their own community by using recyclables to create a class sculpture. They will understand Heidelberg neighborhood and apply their own ideas to construct their ideal community.
Students will learn and apply the basic fundamentals of still life drawing as they create an original composition based on found items in the classroom. They will incorporate language arts concepts such as listening, inferring and summarizing as they listen first to a model story and then complete an original story based on their projects.
Students will understand the difference between a sculpture and a drawing or painting, understand the meaning of the word silhouette and will create a simple silhouette of any animal or object they choose and use that drawing to create a sculpture piece which is mounted to a wooden base.
Students will learn how artists select and develop a verbal and visual vocabulary in order to describe, analyze, interpret and perceive abstract imagery, music and sound.
Students will learn the value of and how to incorporate symbolism as a means of expressing personal meaning as they create an original family tree which represents their family and culture. They will incorporate language arts skills through expressing their personal story in writing a composition, as well as history as they orally express the ideas they have set forth both in their symbolic rendering as well as their writing composition.