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Early Childhood (Pk-2) lesson/unit plans
 
Kindergarten artists studied the works of Russian abstract expressionist Wassilly Kandinsky after th...
 
Students will learn about geodes, then create an abstract artwork inspired by the textures and beaut...
 
Students will learn about Pablo Picasso’s life and style changes. Students will learn human facial ...
 
Students will create a scrambled up portrait while learning about the cubist style of art of Pablo P...
 
Young artists use Monet's Water lily paintings as inspiration for their own calm, cool painting of w...
 
Kindergarten artists learned about musical prodigy, MOZART. They listened to his classical work. T...
Elementary (3-5) lesson/unit plans
 
Students create a self-portrait painting with an apple hovering in front of their face much like Ren...
 
Students create a paper (pop-up) relief using lines, patterns, and shapes. The students will be int...
 
In this unit, students learn how to mix tints and shades and create a monochromatic painting. Next t...
 
Students will use the knowledge gained from studying O’Keeffe’s work to plan and paint a watercolor ...
 
Students will create their own interpretation of hearts in Jim Dine's style using collage paper they...
 
Students create an abstract fantasy landscape, similar to Paul Klee’s playful paintings, using sever...
 
Students will be introduced to the artist, Laurel Burch. They will explore her whimsical animal port...
 
Students will cut apart a digital photograph like a jigsaw puzzle, trace onto different paper medium...
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Students will study historical surrealism and a contemporary ceramic artist. Using synthesis, stude...
 
The students will learn about the Australian Dreamtime stories and how they have impacted art and cu...
Middle School (6-8) lesson/unit plans
 
This lesson (which includes two floral projects) compares and contrasts the floral artwork and style...
 
Students will be able to create original works of art based on the inspirational works created by Ke...
 
After looking at the work of Matisse, students will focus on his later work with cut paper and Fauvi...
 
Students explore their school community through the lens of a camera. Working in groups they tackle ...
 
Students will research a minimum of four different architectural styles and combine them with a few ...
 
Students will study the artwork of Chuck Close and create a self portrait with India ink using their...
 
After viewing the works of American painters, student select their favorite artist to learn about th...
 
Student will create a collage landscape from printed magazine images, followed by an acrylic paintin...
 
Students will create a self-portrait painting using the camera feature and tools on the Nintendo DSi...
 
Students create an object to symbolize themselves, a personalized, clay gnome. Students then photog...
High School (9-12) lesson/unit plans
 
1.The students will use lateral, cross contour line to indicate form and volume within the body. 2....
 
Students will create a charcoal portrait using a reduction process in drawing. The portraits of Rem...
 
This lesson compares the work of Georgia O'Keeffe and Peter Max. Students will take O'Keeffe's comp...
 
Students explored how artists have communicated visually about a variety of social issues and social...
 
Students will examine and evaluate origins of specific pop art images and symbols for communicating ...
 
This lesson is a part of a series of lessons that instruct or in some cases serve as a review of the...
 
Students create a scratchboard drawing that communicates their point of view on a topic they have a ...
 
Students will emulate the tool drawings of Jim Dine using graphite and/or charcoal.
 
Collage as a source of deconstructive, reconstructive art is an effective form of expressive 2D, pot...
 
Students will understand how the art of collage can be the the inspiration for a large scale paintin...
 
After individual investigation and group discussion, students create a mola based on the ideals and ...
 
Selected discarded hardcover books are embellished to create a new art form. Themes and expectation...
 
Students will create a self-portrait painting using the camera feature and tools on the Nintendo DSi...
 
The idea for this lesson came from a request from my administration to paint our school mascot on va...
 
This unit encourages students to think about everyday items that they own and frequently use as subj...
 
Students will create a mixed media self portrait that communicates a view of themselves from someone...
 
Inspiration for this lesson comes from the Northwestern artist Sue Coccia, an artist influenced by h...
 
Many ideas can be approached with this intro lesson due to the use of a number of exemplars that dea...
 
The student will develop a single image using particular guidelines. The image will be used for a re...
 
Traditionally, artists have created many portraits of themselves over the course of their careers. S...
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