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    6-8: Artful Boomerangs

    Students will review three different types of boomerang shapes, use stencils to draw and cut out these, shapes and use various art materials and mediums to design their surfaces. *_A lesson plan for Grade 6 Visual Arts Education_* h4. Students will: 1. Gain knowledge of boomerang shapes while engagong in decision making (cognitive critical thinking) as to how they will design ...
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    6-8: Becoming One with Clay: Pinch Pots

    This lesson will provide students with an initial, successful experience with clay. They will begin with a small, palm-size piece of soft clay, mold it into a ball, and then create a small rounded pot. *_A lesson plan for Grade 6 Visual Arts Education_* h4. Students will * 1. learn how to be sensitive to the nuances of shaping clay with ...
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    9-12: Looking Back - An Art/English/History Interdisciplinary Unit

    This is an interdisciplinary unit that incorporates research of historical events of the past century. By students learning to recognize that society impacts the themes within art and literature, students then take this knowledge base and interview an individual to develop a biographical narrative, a collage, and oral presentation. h4. Learning outcomes h4. Students will: 1. research and analyze historical events. ...
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    9-12: Nightmares of Hieronymus Bosch

    As part of a unit on Medieval Art, students will become familiar with some of the works of Hieronymus Bosch. They will identify symbols and imagery of fear and will be able to relate this to some of their own fears and nightmares. h4. Learning outcomes h4. Students will: become familiar with the work of Hieronymus Bosch. gain proficiency in identifying ...
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    6-8: Expressive Papier-Mâché Masks

    Students will be creating an original papier-mâché mask that expresses an emotion. In doing this, they will be expanding upon their knowledge of representing the human face while further developing technical skills in papier-mâché sculpture and acrylic painting. *_A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 English Language Arts and Visual Arts Education_* !http://teaching.monster.com/nfs/teaching/photos/0000/8550/Picture_1.png! h4. Students will: * 1. discuss how the human ...
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    6-8: Flower Stepping Stones

    This lesson plan is intended to encourage learners to integrate the visual arts with science and appreciate nature. Students will create a round or square stepping stone using colored glass pieces with a mortar and sand mixture. The students will have the opportunity to watch the stepping stones attract various types of small animals like birds and butterflies. As a result, ...
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    Shape Worksheets

    Download 7 pages full of shape activities for Pre-K through 1st grade. Preview materials below. Save PDF, zoom in or out by moving mouse over preview window.
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    Worksheets About Colors

    Download 5 pages of worksheets to help your students learn about things that are green. Preview materials below. Save PDF, zoom in or out by moving mouse over preview window.
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    Lesson: Creating a Masterpiece With Your Students

    Lesson: Creating a Masterpiece With Your Students
    With this lesson that merges masterpieces with technology, students will get to see themselves as great works of art Mona Lisa like. Not too long ago, I visited an antiques store in upstate New York. I originally thought it might be like taking a trip into someone's attic. When I entered the store, it appeared to be much more than that. ...
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    Space, School and Beyond

    Space, School and Beyond
    Explore the solar system with this integrated art and science project. Imagine your students walking down the halls of their school and seeing a spaceman, or spacewoman. This is certainly not impossible, nor absurd. So much of what children come to expect in school is predictable, and rightly so. The world would be in chaos without structured learning experiences that give ...
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    Sandpainting

    Sandpainting
    This unique art form of the Navajo Indians will introduce a new culture to your students. Sandpainting is very much a part of the heritage and culture of the Navajo Indians of the American southwest. To separate the Navajo from their art is like trying to separate them from their land. I became aware of this when visiting their unique part ...
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    Art-itecture

    Art-itecture
    From cottages to castles, envisioning one's ideal dwelling helps students build art skills A dream house is a creation of one's imagination that stays with many of us throughout our lives. It is a reflection of personal and family needs; a gathering place for all those we care about; a location to which we would like to come home. This is ...
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    Creating Surreal Art

    Creating Surreal Art
    A study of dreams and nightmares offers an opportunity to create unique works of art. Children can use art to deal with some of the scarier images they come across in their dreams. Dreams can be a rich source of surrealistic art. Artists mine the world around them in search of material for their artistic expression. A landscape, a still life, ...
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    My Family Crest

    My Family Crest
    Your family crest tells all the world about who you are – and depicts what makes your family unique. A family crest doesn't necessarily have to be reserved solely for the independently wealthy. This art form expresses to all, how a particular family would like to be known and is a symbol of an ongoing tradition. The family crest is then ...
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    A Lifetime of Color

    A Lifetime of Color
    What it is: A Lifetime of Color is a fun interactive environment where students can learn about, and study, art and artists. in these “Art Edventures”, students will discover how great artists made their famous works and learn tips and techniques for create their own masterpieces. A Lifetime of Color is split into activities for primary and intermediate students. In the ...
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    Monet's Waterlilies

    Primary Subject - Art Grade Level - K-6 Number of Students: 20 Discipline Area: Art Production and Art History Concept/Goal: To learn about Monet and experience his work. Activity: Students will use watercolor paint and torn paper to make their own water lilies painting. Tools; Special Equipment; Supplies: watercolors, water, paper, glue, and paintbrushes Lesson Design: This is a two part ...
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    CHICKEN FEET

    Primary Subject - Science Secondary Subjects - Grade Level - fifth grade HUMAN BODY UNIT While teaching the human body (skeletal system) I purchase chicken feet from the local Mexican market and GIVE my students hands on experience as to how Ligaments actually work. First, after purchasing the feet, I soak them in a bucket of part bleach, part water, to ...
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    Picture Book Maker

    Picture Book Maker
    What it is: Picture Book Maker is a fun little online picture book creator (bet you couldn’t have guessed that from the name!). What makes this picture book creator unique is the great illustration elements that students can use in their story. The illustrations look hand drawn with crayon and can be adjusted to fit the story. Each picture has actions, ...
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    Kid Pix Habitat Slide Show

    Primary Subject - Science Secondary Subjects - Art, Computers and Internet Grade Level - 1-2 Objectives: The child will create pictures that represent various climates and the animals that inhabit that climate. The child exhibits creativity in the individual expressions of the various pictures. The child will show mastery of Kid Pix tools. The child will save his work on a ...
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    Expression

    This may be adapted for students of any age. h4. Objective: Students express the sounds of music through art. h4. Procedures: (Students may do this in any selected medium; crayons, markers, watercolor. ) Depending on the period of art being studied, choose music that was created during the same time period. If choosing Monet as a springboard, use Tchaikovsky, for example. ...
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