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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA module 4, Unit 3: Writing a Position Paper

For Teachers 8th Standards
Six resources make up an English language arts module that focuses on writing a position paper on food chains. Scholars compose an essay that states a claim, provides evidence, shares their reasoning, then offers a counterclaim and a...
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What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
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Portraits, Pears, And Perfect Landscapes: Investigating Genre in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Differentiate between the various genres in the visual arts world, particularly in Western painting. Your class can view and discuss, in small groups, paintings published on the National Galleries website. Then each student individually...
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Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
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Visual Art Foundation - Grade 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate colors. In this visual arts lesson plan, 2nd graders study primary colors. Students learn to mix primary colors to create secondary colors.
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The Art Lesson

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore visual arts and illustrations by reading a picture book with your class. Begin by reading the book The Art Lesson about a writer and illustrator who collaborate on their books. Next, have your class answer study questions about...
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Follow the Leader: Line in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore line in painting and drawing and examine how it is defined in the visual arts. Recognizing line in the composition of a number of art works and how it affects these works of art is the focus of this lesson.
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Shape and Form in Art

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce youngsters to the important role shape and form play in art with this extensive collection of activities and projects. From teaching first graders how to create mandalas to engaging third and fourth graders in the design of...
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An Introduction to Visual Art and Art History

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Line shape, color, value, form, texture, space. Students of art history are introduced to the elements of art in a 64-slide PowerPoint that illustrates how these elements combine in visual art. Other essentials, like principles of...
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Visual Arts - Mexican Indian Yarn Painting

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Have you ever seen a Mexican yarn painting? They're beautiful! Create a Mexican yarn painting with your class using this lesson. Start by discussing Mexico's culture and viewing different yarn paintings. After reading about important...
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Art and Propaganda

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Explore the use of propaganda in art. In this visual arts lesson, analyze events from the American Revolution or Westward Expansion as they view artwork and read narrative accounts. Students explain how the artwork symbolically...
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Street Art Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Illuminate your playground with chaulk images. Young aratists use the web to research the work of Keith Haring. Groups then design their own piece of visual art and recreate their images on the school sidewalks of blacktop.
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Mehndi Art Gloves

For Teachers K - 12th
Class members get a chance to practice the art of Mehndi as they use markets to apply patterns to a latex glove.
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Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...
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Writing About Art: Subjective vs. Objective

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore objective and subjective writing in this interdisciplinary lesson, which brings language arts and visual art together. Middle and high school learners examine the sculpture Head with Horns by Paul Gauguin. They then analyze the...
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Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a difference between examining an original work of art and viewing a reproduction? Class members are asked to reflect on this question after researching a piece, study a reproduction of it, and the examining the original in an...
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Narrative Art: What’s the Story?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Your third graders design works of art that reflect themselves. In this visual arts lesson, your class will examine works of art that tell stories and replicate the models as they transform a personal narrative of their own into a visual...
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Visual Literacy: Using Images to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A colorful PowerPoint is a great way to introduce the topic of visual literacy. The eye-catching presentation begins with an overview of visual literacy and then provides some specific strategies to help enhance reading comprehension. As...
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Visual Arts Sculpture, wood art,

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Explore the development of wood art. In this art history instructional activity, learners study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's...
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Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating

For Teachers 8th
Create a visual art project about obesity. For this art lesson, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
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Islamic Art and Geometric Design

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After an overview of Islamic traditions and art, young artists create their own geometric shapes and patterns using only a straightedge and a compass.
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Late Antique, Early Jewish and Christian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Early Jewish and Christian art and architecture are featured in a 70-slide presentation designed for AP art history and humanities classes. In addition to the images, tenets of both religions, and maps of the regions are included.
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Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You and your high school class can examine the idea of artistic movements with this lesson. Explore various websites, compare/contrast paintings, after which the assignments are to complete a chart, and write an essay.
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Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Is a Young Generation's Multimedia Work Art?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How has art changed? Are young people artists? What is art? These questions are up for discussion as critical thinkers examine several works of art expressed through multimedia. There are five different sessions outlined, complete with...

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