Drawing with Emotion - This
lesson provides students an opportunity to explore how certain colors
and styles of writing reflect emotion. Students use words to name an emotion
and colors to describe it.
Fall Trees on Foil - This is a nice
introduction to etching. Students can create a fall drawing using just
foil, paint, and tissue paper.
for the Heroine - Students will be able to appreciate the duties,
responsibilities, and roles of their teacher.
Greeting Card Picture - This is
a fun activity to do with students around the holidays or at the end of
Skeleton Art - To make a skeleton out of different shapes of pasta
and to know the bones, muscles and joints of the human body.
- The learner will: define media as it relates to art;explore various
drawing media; understand that different media have different properties.
Molas Collage - This lesson introduces
student to the bright colors and abstracted designs of traditional Molas
using drawing with markers and cutting and pasting colored papers.
Mosaics - Students can create a picture
using many small parts. This lesson can be tied into many subjects and
themes across the curriculum.
Quilt - To have students think about the traditions and cultures of
their backgrounds and ancestors, then to have them incorporate their creativity
and thoughts into a small piece that represents themselves.
Fish - To develop skills in art composition. To learn complementary
colors. To acquire tracing & drawing skills.
Painting - Motivate students to pebble paint by first reading the
story, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, by William Steig.
Profiles & Masaccio - Explain what a profile
and silhouette is to the students. Also teach who Masaccio is and what
he did with profiles.
Puzzle Pictures - This activity
is a fun way for students to explore patterns and design. Students can
also use it practice using contrasting or complimenting colors, warm or
cool ones, or primary and secondary ones.
3-D Art - Given art tools and supplies, students will create a 3-D
Rainforest Scene illustrating five aspects of the rainforest.
Box - Students will create a three-dimensional scene by making a scenery
Egg - Students will create a spring egg out of pastels, construction
paper and glue.
- The objective is to have the boys and girls reflect on the job of the
griot, and then turn themselves into griots by tell their story through