Lesson Plan : The Fauves vs. The Realists

Teacher Name:
 Mr. Garrison
Grade:
 Grade 3
Subject:
 Arts and Crafts

Topic:
 Realistic Color vs. Expressive Colors
Content:
 Vocabulary Words: Color, Primary Color, Secondary Color, Tint, Shade, Black, White, Real Color, James Whistler, Expressive Color, Andrι Derain and the Fauves
Goals:
 Compare and Contrast Real and Expressive Colors. Create tints and shades. Create expressive colors and realstic colors by mixing paint. Increase painting ability.
Objectives:
 Task Analysis Objectives: 1.03 Identify colors that could be used based on emotional appeal (warm/cool) List colors to be used in a drawing based on realistic colors Create a composition depicting an object twice; once with realistic color the next with expressive color. 2.01 View a variety of paintings and prints. Experiment painting tools including thin and thick brushes. 2.03 Clearly list vocabulary words related to color. 2.02 Identify and list printmaking and painting tools. Compare a variety of paintings and prints. 3.13 Define tint and shade as it relates to color. Create a variety of tints and shades by adding white and black to a color. Utilize tints and shades in a composition. 5.06 View and become more familiar with the work of a selected artist. Identify and name a selected artist. 2.04 View a variety of paintings and prints from different cultures and times as they relate to Elements and Principles of color, value, contrast and/or pattern. Other Objectives: … Identify color. … Recognize the differences between tints and shades. … Identify primary and secondary colors. … Observe how to mix colors when painting. … Mix colors in their two compositions. … Explore the realistic painting style of James Whistler and the expressive painting style of Andre Derain. … Creating of the elements of art, Color, by producing two identical aesthetic compositions that: One is made using real colors, one is made using expressive color, the expressive picture shows an emotion or feeling and both demonstrate a good understanding of the materials.
Materials:
 Tempera Paint/Pencil/Paper/Painting Supplies
Introduction:
 1. Introduction: Have the students sit on the floor and use the power point presentation to introduce the vocabulary Color, Primary Color, Secondary Color, Tint, Shade, Black, White, Real Color, James Whistler, Expressive Color, Andrι Derain and The Fauves. Also introduce the rubric.
Development:
 Show them your examples and explain the project to them. They will be making two identical drawings. The first will use real colors and the second will use expressive colors
Practice:
 Have the students practice creating tints and shades on a sheet of paper.
Accommodations:
 Advanced students can create multiple feelings in their picture.
Checking For Understanding:
 Teacher will move around the room talking with individual students about their projects and how they have incorporated the concepts of the lesson. Encourage the students to use art vocabulary. Students conduct a critique using the rubrics. Evaluation: Project 1 (real color) • Did the artist paint real colors? • Did the artist use the paint to mix colors, tints and shades? Project 2 (expressive colors) • Did the artist create the desired mood or feeling with their color choice? • Did the artist create primary colors and secondary colors? • Did the artist use, at least, one shade and one tint?
Closure:
 Have the students discuss what they learned from the project.

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